UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
Lecturer – Non Clinical x 2
The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8.
The salary range will be £43,884 – £51,769 per annum , inclusive of London Allowance.
Applications are invited for a two Non Clinical Lecturer positions at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health.
Lecturer in Neuro-Oncology – Developmental Biology and Cancer
We are seeking a talented and motivated postdoctoral research scientist or junior fellow recently appointed as Principal Investigator (PI) in the field of paediatric brain tumours. You must have expertise in research areas of relevance to childhood brain tumours. You will develop a research programme aimed at understanding the aetiology and pathogenesis of paediatric brain tumours with a complementary focus on translating new discoveries to clinical applications.
The postholder is expected to attract competitive external funding in the first 3 years and we anticipate the successful candidate will quickly lead a research team closely allied with one or more of our existing research groups. You will be expected to contribute to teaching on relevant UCL under/post-graduate programmes. You will receive mentorship and support from Prof. Darren Hargrave and other senior team members.
Lecturer in Neurosciences – Developmental Neurosciences
We are seeking to appoint a highly talented and motivated postdoctoral research scientist for the position of Lecturer to join and help drive both on-going and new efforts in stem cell research for elucidating disease mechanisms and developing novel therapies for inherited childhood-onset neurological diseases. This academic research position is located within Professor Kurian’s Neurogenetics Group, where research is focused on translational genetic research including gene discovery, gene analysis, diagnostics and genetic therapies.
The successful candidate will develop a translational research programme aimed at characterizing induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) models of disease with a view to developing novel therapeutic approaches using such cell models. This position would suit someone with an interest in stem cell biology, ideally with experience and expertise in iPSC-based neuronal disease modelling. The candidate must show the potential to develop their own innovative research program that can attract sustained extramural funding in an area that will complement and broaden existing projects.
This post will be funded for 5 years in the first instance.
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.
For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to https://www.ucl.ac.uk/human-resources/working-ucl/jobs-ucl and search on Reference Number 1797356.
Please note that both Job Descriptions are combined into one document. Please specify on the application which Lecture post you are applying for.
Please ensure you attach your CV and list of publications. If you are unable to apply online please contact HR at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 020 7905 2741 quoting job reference 1797356.
Closing Date: 5 April 2019
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
Interview Date: TBC
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