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Position: Lecturer or Associate Professor in Microbial Genomics
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Biosciences - Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The UCL Genetics Institute (UGI), and the Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE), are seeking to recruit an outstanding individual developing world-class research in an area of Microbial Genomics. The post holder will undertake independent and collaborative research examining aspects of the distribution of genetic diversity in microbial populations or communities. The post holders research interests may include, but are not restricted to: microbial evolution; microbial ecology; clinical microbiology; metagenomics. We particularly welcome applicants whose research takes advantage of advanced bioinformatic, statistical and computational tools. The post holder will be encouraged to establish collaborations with colleagues working at UCL, both within GEE and the wider UCL community, as well as at related institutions in London, including: UCL-affiilated hospitals; the Zoological Society of London and the Natural History Museum. The successful applicant will also contribute to UCL's portfolios of graduate and undergraduate teaching; This is an open-ended post
Requirements: The successful candidate must have a PhD or equivalent qualification, a track record of high quality publications in international journals, an outstanding contribution to a body of knowledge and an international research profile with commensurate, sustained research or other outcomes appropriate to the discipline and ability to secure research funds from external sources; To be appointed to Associate Professor in addition to the above the successful candidate will need to demonstrate an outstanding international research profile with substantial seminal contributions to knowledge or other outcomes appropriate to the discipline, evidence of academic leadership and a proven ability to lead, develop and motivate colleagues. Evidence of a significant impact of knowledge transfer/exchange on practice or on quality of life through ongoing engagement with communities are also among Essential Criteria
   
Text: Lecturer or Associate Professor in Microbial Genomics, - Ref:1836108 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Biosciences Specific unit / Sub department Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment Location of position London Grades 8-9 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Grade 8 £44,674 - £52,701 per annum or Grade 9 £57,279- £62,283 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The UCL Genetics Institute (UGI), and the Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE), are seeking to recruit an outstanding individual developing world-class research in an area of Microbial Genomics. The post holder will undertake independent and collaborative research examining aspects of the distribution of genetic diversity in microbial populations or communities. The post holders research interests may include, but are not restricted to: microbial evolution; microbial ecology; clinical microbiology; metagenomics. We particularly welcome applicants whose research takes advantage of advanced bioinformatic, statistical and computational tools. The post holder will be encouraged to establish collaborations with colleagues working at UCL, both within GEE and the wider UCL community, as well as at related institutions in London, including: UCL-affiilated hospitals; the Zoological Society of London and the Natural History Museum. The successful applicant will also contribute to UCL's portfolios of graduate and undergraduate teaching. This is an open-ended post. Key Requirements The successful candidate must have a PhD or equivalent qualification, a track record of high quality publications in international journals, an outstanding contribution to a body of knowledge and an international research profile with commensurate, sustained research or other outcomes appropriate to the discipline and ability to secure research funds from external sources. To be appointed to Associate Professor in addition to the above the successful candidate will need to demonstrate an outstanding international research profile with substantial seminal contributions to knowledge or other outcomes appropriate to the discipline, evidence of academic leadership and a proven ability to lead, develop and motivate colleagues. Evidence of a significant impact of knowledge transfer/exchange on practice or on quality of life through ongoing engagement with communities are also among Essential Criteria. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. Informal enquiries about the post are welcome to Professor Francois Balloux, Chair of the Search Committee ( f.balloux@ucl.ac.uk ), or Professor Andrew Pomiankowski, Head of the Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment ( a.pomiankowski@ucl.ac.uk ). If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact BioSciences Staffing ( biosciences.staffing@ucl.ac.uk ) quoting reference number 1836108. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 13 Jan 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date Seminars and interviews will be held on 5th and 6th March 2020. Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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