Senior Lecturer in Metabolic Biochemistry/Endocrinology

School:  School of Life Sciences
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent 
Reference:  2045
Salary: starting at £48,327 and rising to £55,998 per annum. 
Closing date:  30 June 2017.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: 1 December 2017

Job description

The School wishes to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Metabolic Biochemistry/Endocrinology. We are looking for an outstanding individual who has established an internationally visible research profile, has a demonstrable ability to attract appropriate research funding, and is able to complement and extend the existing research activities of the School.

The post holder will also lead and innovate new teaching and participate across a range of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences teaching activity.

The School of Life Sciences has an impressive research profile across a broad range of research, with clear strengths in Signal Transduction, Gene Expression, Microbiology, Genome Stability, Drug Discovery, Neuroscience, Evolutionary Biology and Conservation Biology.

The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014.  

Potential candidates are encouraged to make informal contact with the Subject Chair for Biochemistry and Biomedicine, Professor Alison Sinclair or the Head of the School of Life Sciences, Professor Laurence Pearl FRS (

The School is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award. Applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in science and engineering at Sussex.

The School of Life Sciences welcomes applications to academic posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers.

The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at Family Friendly Policies

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How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 162.50KB] fill in all sections.

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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