Assistant Professor opportunity at University of Warwick, UK

Warwick, United Kingdom Job closes: 06-Aug-2017 1:00 CEST

Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor to join the School of Life Sciences (SLS) at University of Warwick, working in the area of biochemistry. They particularly encourage applications from candidates who complement existing strengths in the School in the areas of protein structure and mechanism, cryo-electron microscopy and proteomics, and those who can teach at the chemistry/biology interface may be given preference.

You will hold a PhD or equivalent and postdoctoral experience, with evidence of academic excellence and raising (or strong potential for raising) research funds. Successful applicants will have an outstanding research track record or the potential to develop this, appropriate to their career stage, and a commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate education. Candidates should strengthen existing partnerships with related disciplines, and foster dynamic research collaborations both within the university and on the international stage.

Research in SLS is highly interdisciplinary, ranging from molecular through cellular to the organism and population, and spanning bacteria, viruses, fungi, protists, animals and plants. Research is supported by cutting-edge computational and experimental facilities, including genomics, proteomics, biomedical services and imaging.

The School has a vibrant, high-quality community of undergraduate and postgraduate students and delivers excellent quality teaching using a blend of traditional and innovative teaching methods. You will contribute to teaching at all levels through small group tutorials, practical sessions and lectures. You will share best teaching practice within the school and will be encouraged to develop new teaching material.

To be considered for this position, please complete the online application, including a CV, names of three expert referees who are able to comment on your readiness to embark on an independent career and a one-page cover letter.

For informal enquiries, in the first instance please contact: Professor Richard Napier, Director of Research at

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page or through this link

Closing date 6th August 2017

Warwick, United Kingdom

Assistant Professor opportunity at University of Warwick, UK