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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Immunology

Hull York Medical School / York Biomedical Research Institute
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York and Hull
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39,609 - 58,089 a year, please see below
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Role Description

As a result of the expansion of the Medical School, we are investing significantly in our biomedical research. The York Biomedical Research Institute (YBRI) is an Interdepartmental Research Institute created by the University of York and Hull York Medical School. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding immunologist to join the York Biomedical Research Institute. 

The research theme of Immunology, Haematology and Infection (IHI) has an outstanding reputation for research, spanning studies on the fundamental molecular biology of pathogens, haematological diseases and autoimmunity and clinical trials of novel therapeutics.  IHI’s science is underpinned by the state of the art facilities provided by the Department of Biology’s Biosciences Technology Facility.

The role
You will have an established track record of publications and research grant income and be working in an area of immunology that provides new or novel synergistic opportunities within and beyond the IHI.  You will contribute to teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate medical and biomedical science programs.  There will be an expectation that you will pursue external funding to develop their research program. 

Key requirement

  • PhD in immunology or related discipline
  • At least three years of postdoctoral experience and some experience of teaching.
  • An excellent publication record
  • Evidence of independent research and bring expertise in a new area of immunology that complements current research interests. 

The post is full time and attracts a salary in the range of £50,132 - £58,089 (Senior Lecturer) £39,609 - £48,677 (Lecturer) plus a negotiable start up allowance.

If you are interested in applying, you are encouraged to make informal enquiries to Professor Paul Kaye (; + 44 (0)1904 328840) or Professor Jeremy Mottram (; + 44 (0)1904 328840).

Closing date: 10 April 2019

Why York?

The University of York is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. The recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) confirmed the position of the University among the leading institutions in the UK for research. The proportion of research activity of world-leading, 4* status is among the highest of any UK university, and York is rated tenth out of 155 higher education institutions for the impact of its research.

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