Chair in Structual Biology

University of Leicester

University of Leicester – Department of Molecular & Cell Biology

Job Purpose

College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology

There has never been a more exciting time to join the University of Leicester. Our progress to date has been significant and the new strategic plan reflects our ambition to raise the University’s profile and contribution to society on a regional, national and international stage through excellent research and teaching.

The College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology is an interdisciplinary, dynamic and modern environment with decades of achievement. We are a thriving community of academic expertise with a track record of innovation we believe few can match. We offer a dynamic, modern environment for study and research, built on decades of highly respected achievement.

The University is looking for a candidate who has an outstanding academic record – including world-class publications and a strong record of grant capture. It is expected that you will have had a career that has involved excellent teaching experience.

The Position

You will be responsible to the Head of the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology within the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology. You will undertake research, teaching, administration and other duties supporting the work of the Department and the College so as to develop and enhance its reputation for teaching and research.

You should have an international standing in your field and also have an established record of attracting research funding. You may also be currently working on the structural biology of macromolecules and complexes, or have research interests that include structural biology of cancer targets and/or using cryo-electron microscopy to study macromolecular complexes.

The College is seeking to establish a Research Institute of Structural and Chemical Biology and you will be a key member of this exciting new University research investment. Depending on your research interests, you may also play a role in the research programmes of the Leicester Cancer Research UK Centre.

The University will be supported in this recruitment process by the executive search firm Perrett Laver. Further information, including details of how to apply, can be downloaded at quoting reference 2253.

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