About the role
This post is for a Lecturer specialising in Structural Biology. You will be based in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, within the College of Life Sciences.
You will also be a Principal Investigator within the Leicester Institute of Structural and Chemical Biology (LISCB). Teaching contributions will be aligned to and overseen by the School of Biological Sciences.
You will undertake research and enterprise activity, teaching, administration and other duties to support the work of the Department, Institute and College, to develop and enhance its reputation for research, enterprise and teaching excellence.
The appointee will also provide a high-quality contribution to the teaching in the School of Biological Sciences.
We wish to appoint an excellent and enthusiastic researcher and teacher. The Institute is particularly interested in candidates who will bring expertise in single-particle cryo-electron microscopy, but with an interest in using other structural biology techniques, including X-ray crystallography and NMR spectroscopy.
The ideal candidate work on an important biological problem to solve using structural biology, which is complementary and synergistic with existing research interests in the institute.
You will have an established record of research achievement, as demonstrated by publications in leading journals and will take an active role in further enhancing the Institute’s research profile.
You will either already have an appropriate teaching qualification, e.g. HEA fellowship, or a commitment to achieving one.