Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Biology

University of Oxford
December 15, 2023
Offerd Salary:£52,815 - £70,918
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Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Biology

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology in association with Magdalen College

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor in cell and molecular biology relevant to human disease, to be based in Oxford University's Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, and at Magdalen College. The role of Associate Professor is an exciting opportunity to pursue an independent programme of research in a thriving scientific community, while also contributing to undergraduate and graduate teaching at both departmental and collegiate level.

The Dunn School has an outstanding track record in biomedical research, with a particular focus on the fundamental cell and molecular biology underlying a broad range of disease mechanisms. It provides a stimulating and supportive community environment with access to excellent scientific facilities and support services, both within the department and across the wider Oxford community.

The department is in an exciting period of growth and renewal, so this tenure- track position is an opportunity to help shape and develop its historic strengths in the underlying biology of the causes and treatment of human disease, and to integrate them further with Oxford's thriving biomedical community.

You will have a higher degree and a track record of internationally competitive research and publications, in any area of cell or molecular biology of relevance to human disease, although we are especially keen to make an appointment in the areas of infection, inflammation, and immunity. You will have a demonstrable commitment to, and ideally relevant experience in, the training and mentoring of graduate students, and undergraduate teaching. You will also value collegiality and a supportive and diverse working environment.

The Dunn School can offer high-quality laboratory space and funding to cover the post-holder's salary. It may also be possible to negotiate additional initial support.

The University of Oxford is a member of the Athena SWAN Charter to promote women in Science, Engineering, Technology and Medicine. The University holds an Athena SWAN silver award at institutional level, and the Dunn School also holds an Athena SWAN silver award.

If you would like to discuss this post, please contact the Head of Department, Professor Matthew Freeman ([email protected]). Questions about the application process should be addressed to the Dunn School HR Manager Andrew Souter ([email protected]). Candidates may also contact the Senior Tutor of the College, Dr Mark Pobjoy ([email protected]) specifically about the College side of the role. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence and will not form part of the selection process.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 15 December 2023. Interviews will be held in the w/c 18 March 2024.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity

Contact Person : Professor Matthew Freeman Vacancy ID : 167600 Contact Number : Closing Date & Time : 15-Dec-2023 12:00 Contact Email : [email protected] Pay Scale : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (TF-UNIVERSITY) Salary (£) : Grade 10a: £52,815 - £70,918 p.a., plus a College Housing Allowance of £17,388 p.a., Tutorial Allowance of £9,030 p.a., and other benefits.

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