Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience Teaching & Research

Vacancy Reference Number
Closing Date
12 Aug 2022
56678 - 63351 per annum (Grade 7) inclusive of London Allowance.
The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London
It is a full-time, permanent appointment with an expected start date of as soon as possible.

About the Role

The Senior Lecturer will contribute to the intellectual life of the Institute and wider institution and the research field of neuroscience. They will lead a competitive research programme and supervise junior researchers. They will make contributions to student education and experience through curriculum development and the delivery of teaching activities in the subject area of neuroscience, at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

About You

The successful candidate will have a PhD in neuroscience, and/or relevant professional qualification and/or equivalent professional experience. They will have a proven track-record of high-quality research in the field of neuroscience at a national and international level, including publications in renowned journals.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

The Blizard Institute was established in 2003 and is one of six Institutes within the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL. The Institute comprises approximately 350 staff based in four academic Centres and one Public Engagement Centre, and supports a combined total of around 750 postgraduate research and taught students. The Institute aims to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it is simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers. We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work/life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

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Contact Details

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Jyoti Salhan at