Lecturer in Pharmacology

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Closing Date
25 Nov 2021
£44,706 - £50,296 per annum
School of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Neuroscience, Bristol

The role

The School of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Neuroscience at the University of Bristol is seeking to appoint to a Lecturer in Pharmacology (ACAD105702). The successful applicants will have an emerging track record of high-quality research in areas that complement the pre-existing research strengths of the school including neuroscience and cardiovascular biology  (see http://www.bristol.ac.uk/phys-pharm-neuro/research/).? The successful applicants will join a collegial, supportive department with a vibrant research environment and a passion for excellence in research and teaching. 

The successful candidate will teach predominantly on our successful Pharmacology degree programme and should ideally have experience in teaching general pharmacology, molecular pharmacology or medicinal chemistry.  The expectation is that the successful candidate will have a degree in pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical sciences or a comparable discipline with a thorough knowledge of fundamental pharmacology.

The School holds a departmental Bronze Athena SWAN Award. We are committed to equal opportunities and to selection on merit and are constantly striving to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly encourage application from groups who are under-represented in STEM. We are also happy to consider flexible working options.

What will you be doing?

You will carry out high quality research and teaching in the School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience.  You will develop your own research agenda and secure external funding.  You will be required to undertake teaching and supervising students at undergraduate/postgraduate level, and assume responsibility for an appropriate share of administration.

You will be expected to interact effectively with other academic colleagues within and across subject areas and with external partners, and demonstrate commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace.

You should apply if

You will have a well-developed research profile beyond doctoral level, with an emerging or established record of high-quality publishing commensurate with your career stage.? You are proactive and willing to contribute effectively to the management and are passionate about delivery of undergraduate teaching, including supervising student dissertations and running tutorials. 

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Hugh Piggins, PHPH-hos@bristol.ac.uk

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.