Chain Florey Clinical Senior Lecturers in Experimental Medicine
Department/Division/Faculty: Institute of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine/MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences
Salary: on the Clinical Academic pay scale according to seniority
Duration: Up to 4 years initially
The Institute of Clinical Sciences at Imperial College London and the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences (wish to recruit a number of Clinical Senior Lecturers in Experimental Medicine/Medical Sciences.
The Institute of Clinical Sciences provides an outstanding research environment where scientists from clinical and non-clinical backgrounds work together to advance the understanding of biology relevant to human disease and its application to medicine. It has a multidisciplinary approach and hosts excellent experimental and computational programmes in basic and applied life sciences as well as clinical research. The Institute hosts a number of clinical training programmes aimed at training and mentoring the next generation of interdisciplinary clinician scientists.
We are interested to hear from academic clinicians with excellent track-records in experimental medicine and basic science approaches to clinical research to join our outstanding research environment. Appointments will be made to individuals who can direct research programmes that complement our existing research strengths, benefit from our exceptional research infrastructure and obtain external funding. We are specifically interested in candidates working in the following areas:
1. Metabolic disease
· including obesity, type 2 diabetes, immunometabolism, the interplay between metabolism and psychiatry
2. Epigenetic disease and therapy
· including X-linked and imprinting diseases
3. Cardiovascular medicine
· including cardiac imaging and genomics
4. Stem cell biology
· including embryonic, adult and engineered stem cells
5. Maths applied to medicine
· Including imaging, genomics and computational biology
The post holder will receive a generous research-funding package and will hold an honorary clinical consultant appointment in a relevant speciality. Contributions to clinical service will be agreed on appointment; it is anticipated that the post holder will spend the majority of their time undertaking research.
The recruitment programme will be open until January 31st 2019. Applications can be submitted at any time and will be reviewed on an on-going basis.
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An Athena SWAN Silver Department award holder, the Institute is committed to supporting diversity in science and to enabling the careers of women, ethnic minorities, and those with family or other commitments.
We encourage informal discussions of the post; please contact Professor Dominic Withers (firstname.lastname@example.org), Professor Oliver Howes (email@example.com) and Dr James Ware (firstname.lastname@example.org). Enquiries about working at the ICS/LMS can also be made to Professor Irene Miguel-Aliaga (email@example.com).
Closing date: 31st January 2019, on a rolling basis.
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Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.
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