Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

University of Oxford

United Kingdom


Applications are invited for an Associate Professorship of Biochemistry based at the Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford, with effect from 1 February 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at St Edmund Hall. The Associate Professor will join a dynamic and collaborative department whose goal is to address a wide range of questions relating to the fundamental basis of all cellular life from complex multicellular eukaryotes to single cell microbial organisms and viruses. The main duties of this post will be to conduct an independent research programme in their chosen area of biochemistry and to contribute to teaching courses for Honours degree students in molecular and cellular biochemistry, biomedical sciences and biology through lectures and practical classes, and to deliver college teaching and tutorials. You will also be expected to participate in the administration of the College and the Department of Biochemistry.

You should have a higher degree (PhD/DPhil) in a relevant biologically related science; an ability to contribute to teaching and training of undergraduate and graduate students; a strong and developing track record of research in an area of molecular and cellular biochemistry; current research funding or an independent research track record likely to attract competitive research grant funding.

An attractive financial package is offered to the successful applicant, including a College housing allowance (if applicable) of £9,000 p.a. plus other benefits. An allowance of £2,754 p.a. would be made upon award of the title of Full Professor.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 20 September 2019. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on 24 October 2019.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, black and minority ethnic candidates who are underrepresented in academic posts in Oxford.

Contact Person : Professor Francis Barr
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