Research Group Leaders: Career Development, Tenure Track or Programme Leader (tenured)

Research Group Leaders: Career Development, Tenure Track or Programme Leader (tenured)

MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences

London, United Kingdom

Research Group Leaders: Career Development, Tenure Track or Programme Leader (tenured)
Career Development Award from £55,000 – £59,000 p.a. inclusive, Tenure Track from £59,000 – £66,000 p.a. inclusive, or Programme Leader from £79,500 all salaries inclusive of location allowances

The MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences (LMS) is a leading international research institute located in west London at the Hammersmith Campus of Imperial College London. The Institute is renowned for its pioneering fundamental and clinical research and for its strong record in training and mentoring the next generation of interdisciplinary scientists. The LMS is part of a new and exciting White City research ecosystem promoting direct links with Chemistry, Bioengineering and the Innovation Hub of Imperial College London.

We are recruiting research leaders to complement the research themes of the Quantitative Biology and Epigenetics sections of the Institute, including:

Quantitative Biology; quantitative, systems level analysis of defined biological problems; machine learning/AI; genomic regulation; innovative imaging and image analysis; experimental and computational biology across scales; biophysics of chromatin or cells and tissues; bridging disease phenotypes or variation with single molecule work

Epigenetics; Epigenetic control of developmental potency; chromatin biochemistry, core transcriptional regulation and enhancer biology; gene regulatory landscapes; cross talk between epigenetics and metabolism

Research group leaders will be appointed at Career Development, Tenure Track or Programme Leader (tenured) levels, depending on career stage. Salary and support package depend on career stage and experience. You will be directing the research of the Group, supervising some projects directly and overseeing others delegated to senior members of the Group.

We offer outstanding candidates generous support, including stable intramural MRC funding, core-funded posts and PhD studentships and access to the Institute’s state-of-the-art research facilities including transgenics, microscopy, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, metabolomics, flow cytometry, physiology and imaging.

The Institute is a holder of the Athena Swan Silver Award and committed to supporting diversity in science and to enabling the careers of women, ethnic minorities, and those with family or other commitments. Costs incurred for caring responsibilities will be covered for interviewees.

For more information about these posts please contact: Petra Hajkova for Epigenetics (, or Matthias Merkenschlager for Quantitative Biology (

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For full details of this post and to complete an online application, visit: and upload your CV, covering letter and short summary (max 1-2 pages) of research plans before 24th March 2019. Please quote reference number LMS 1040.

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