Lecturer to Professor (E&R) in Genetics, Genomics and Data Science Research

University of Exeter
January 11, 2024
Offerd Salary:£49,794
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Lecturer to Professor (E&R) in Genetics, Genomics and Data Science


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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences – Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

Exciting Opportunities in Genetics, Genomics and Data Science Research in Exeter – faculty available at all levels

We are recruiting broadly to expand our genetics and data science research capacity as a result of substantial investment and recent grant successes. We are now inviting passionate, dedicated individuals to join us in Exeter to make further significant impacts in genomic medicine.

We are at the forefront of genetics and data science research, offering a vibrant research environment with cutting-edge facilities for human genomics research. Our commitment to progressive research and excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate education is firmly anchored in our current expertise in the field.

Available Positions

  • Professor in Human Genetics: Are you a leader in human genetics? Join us in a prominent role to lead and shape our research initiatives. This is a key strategic position for the Department and we are seeking applicants with an outstanding track record of research and vision in human genomics, and a commitment to extending its impact on health.

  • Lecturer and Senior Lecturer: We are offering permanent academic positions at different levels, providing you with the platform to contribute and grow in our dynamic academic community.

  • Research Opportunities: Explore research-only positions, from Graduate Research Assistant to Postdoctoral Research Fellow, and be part of the exciting projects generated by our recent grant successes

  • Salary

  • Professor: The position offers a competitive starting salary.

  • Senior Lecturer: The starting salary will be from £49,794 on Grade (G), depending on qualifications and experience.

  • Lecturer: The starting salary will be from £41,732 on Grade (F), depending on qualifications and experience.

  • Your Expertise, Our Future

    We welcome applications from experts in statistical genomics, genetic epidemiology, functional genomics, epigenetics, data science and AI, and we are particularly interested in hearing from individuals and teams whose work aligns with and enhances our . Together, we can drive innovation and make a real difference in the world of genetics and data science. The University of Exeter offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and ambitious research environment, all while being surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of Devon and Cornwall.

    Research in CBS is focused on understanding the mechanisms and treatment of human disease and has an exceptional record in human genomics research. You will join a vibrant community of scientists and clinicians with expertise in genetic epidemiology, epigenetics, data science, and cell biology working on a range of human conditions including mental illness, dementia, diabetes, reproductive health, obesity, respiratory disease, and cancer.

    The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

    Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and 47% is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

    We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.


    We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Before submitting an application you may wish to arrange an informal discussion with one of the team in the Department. Please email [email protected] for more details of the opportunities in Exeter and to learn more about the role.

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