Royal Holloway University of London, UK is advertising a vacancy at senior lectureship / readership in the area of genetics.
The position is one of two senior lectureship / readership vacancies in the School of Biological Sciences. We are looking for candidates with at least post-doctoral experience and with strong evidence of research excellence. Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate the potential to maintain an extramurally funded research program.
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Applications are invited for the appointment of two Senior Lecturers or Readers, one in Neuroscience and the other in Genetics, from exceptional, internationally-recognised researchers with proven track records of scholarship, research productivity and attracting research funds.
The School of Biological Sciences (SBS) at Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL) (http://www.rhul.ac.uk/Biological-Sciences) has four highly-integrated and dynamic research centres: Biomedical Sciences; Plant Molecular Sciences; Ecology, Evolution & Behaviour Sciences and Chemical & Bioanalytical Sciences. The School holds a grade 5 research assessment (RAE) status, which denotes international excellence and a maximum score of 24 in the teaching quality assessment (QAA) rating. Research and teaching activities are underpinned by technologies spanning functional genomics, metabolomics, molecular genetics, microbiology, gene therapeutics, computational and systems biology, advanced cell biology, model organism analyses, population studies, ecology, evolutionary biology, mathematical biology and advanced microscopy facilities (e.g. CLSM, FRET).
RHUL-SBS is based in state-of-the-art facilities, which have just undergone a £14 million upgrade and on the beautiful RHUL multi-faculty green-field campus to the west of London, 15 minutes from Heathrow Airport and 35 minutes from central London. Informal inquiries should be directed to the Head of School, Professor Peter Bramley (tel no: 44+(0)1784 443555; email: p.bramley At rhul.ac.uk), or SBS Director of Research, Professor George Dickson (tel no: 44+(0)1784 443545; email: g.dickson At rhul.ac.uk).
Further details and an application form are available from the Personnel Department, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX; tel: 01784 414241; fax: 01784 473527; email: recruitment At rhul.ac.uk
Please quote reference number KB/0381 for the neuroscience post and KB/0015 for the genetics position.
Closing date for the receipt of applications is midday, Thursday 1st February 2007.
We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.