University College London (UCL)

Lecturer in Neuroscience

University College London (UCL)

London, United Kingdom

Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Lecturer in Neuroscience

Full Time

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8. The salary range will be £43,884 – £47,651 per annum , inclusive of London Allowance.

The Developmental Neurosciences Programme at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (GOS-ICH) is internationally renowned for pioneering translational research. The Department embodies a rich research environment with access to cutting-edge laboratory techniques in genetics, cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry and imaging.

We are seeking talented and motivated postdoctoral research scientists, or junior fellows recently appointed as Principal Investigators, to apply for a new tenured Lecturer position.

This Lectureship is to drive both on-going and new efforts in stem cell research within the field of neuroscience. The position would suit someone with an interest in stem cell biology, ideally with experience and expertise in induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) neuronal modelling. The successful candidate will develop their own translational research programme using iPSC models to investigate neurodevelopment processes, as well as to elucidate disease mechanisms and novel therapeutic approaches.

The successful candidate will be provided with start-up funds, and co-located with Professors Kurian and Livesey’s research teams in the new state-of the-art Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Diseases at GOS-ICH.

This is an open ended position.

Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field, an active research profile at postdoctoral level and first/last author original research publications in high quality peer-reviewed scientific journals. Experience with teaching and supervision of under-graduate and postgraduate students is required. It is essential applicants have the ability to work within inter-disciplinary team of researchers and collaborators. Prospective candidates must show potential to develop an independent long-term innovative research programme.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to and search on Reference Number 1806380.

Please ensure you attach your CV and list of publications.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Madhur Sharma on quoting job reference number.

Closing Date: 2 June 2019

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

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