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Lecturer in Biomedicine

Biomedical & Life Sciences
Salary:   £34,520 to £47,722
Closing Date:   Tuesday 10 October 2017
Interview Date:   Monday 23 October 2017
Reference:  A2016

Lancaster University has a world-class reputation as a centre for excellence in teaching and research. It is highly ranked in each of the UK’s major university league tables. The Division of Biomedical and Life Sciences, within the Faculty of Health and Medicine, now seeks to enhance its already strong profile of excellence by appointing a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer.

We want you to become part of a rapidly growing, innovative and vibrant Division whose research effort is directed towards understanding basic cellular and physiological mechanisms that underpin disease states. Research areas include, but are not limited to, infectious diseases, parasitology, neurodegeneration, mental health, ageing, immunology and cancer biology.

We are looking for a dynamic individual who will participate fully in the intellectual and collective life of the Division and who will maintain a high quality research agenda that reaches out to external networks of collaborators.  You should have publications at a level appropriate for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 and beyond. You should also be enthusiastic and keen to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at a level appropriate to the post you are applying for.
In return the Division can offer you a friendly research environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee and which actively promotes a healthy work-life balance. The Faculty is committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies and has held a Silver Athena SWAN award since 2014 in recognition of its good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

Informal enquiries, and pre-application visits, are welcomed. Please contact one of the following: 
• Professor Paul Bates, Head of Division, tel +44(0)1524 593718, email:
• Dr Jackie Parry, Deputy Head of Division & Co-Chair of the Faculty’s Equality Enhancement Committee, tel +44(0)1524 593489, email:
• Dr Sarah Allinson, Director of Research, tel +44(0)1524 593922, email:

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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