The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
University Lecturer in Innate Immunity, University of Cambridge, UK
University Lecturer in Innate Immunity
Employer: Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge
Applications are invited for the role of University Lecturer in Innate Immunity available from 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a 2- year fixed-term full-time University Teaching Officer (unestablished academic) role, subject to completion of a satisfactory probation period. The role supports Professor Clare Bryant who is on a 3 year part-time sabbatical at GSK.
The individual appointed is expected to achieve and sustain a clear national and international profile in research, to collaborate within the Department as well as externally, and to provide team leadership to build further on the Department's international reputation in innate immunity.
University Teaching Officers are expected to deliver lectures, conduct small group teaching of undergraduates and/or taught postgraduate students (in relevant Departments) and, where appropriate, to contribute to course organisation for programmes within their subject area.
The individual appointed will:
Be expected to develop an active research programme (indicated by publication of research articles each year, giving invited talks at international research conferences, giving presentations (oral and/or poster) at international research meetings, supervision/co-supervision of PhD students)
Develop collaborations both internally (within the Department) as well as developing national and international research collaborations to consolidate and continue to build the innate immune research in the Department as well as at a personal level
Write/co-write grants to achieve an average of at least a £100,000 research income a year over the 3 year period.
Contribute to the leadership of the Bryant research group
Develop and deliver publications of sufficient quality to achieve 4* level in REF2021 and each subsequent REF exercise.
Develop an impact profile
Undertake any other duties as are specified from time to time by the Head of Department or a person nominated by the Head of Department
It is essential that the individual appointed should have:
A PhD or doctoral level degree in a relevant area
A proven track record in peer-reviewed publication
Qualified Veterinary Surgeons are particularly encouraged to apply
You can find the full job description and how to apply for the role here.