Lecturer - Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology



Contact Director of Institute, Professor Neil Bulleid
0141 330 3870
Gilmorehill, Scotland, UK
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Job Purpose

The main purpose will be to provide high quality research-led teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level and to contribute to conducting and leading research of international quality. In order to enable research-led teaching, scholarship/research will be conducted to investigate fundamental questions in insect molecular science and/or molecular cell signalling and functional genomics with potential for alignment to the strategic area of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security.

Other elements include publication of high-quality scholarship/research papers and support of postgraduate research (PGR) and postgraduate teaching (PGT) and their administration. The appointee will be based within the Institute of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology and be allied with the Dow/Davies research group, with close links with the School of Life Sciences for teaching provision purposes.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Deliver a range of teaching, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the Institute/School.
To establish and maintain scholarship/research activity in line with the established goals of the Dows/Davies Lab.
To sustain a high level output of scholarship/research publications contributing to the reputation of the Institute/School, College and University.
To present scholarship/research findings at national and international conferences and enhance the research profile of research group, Institute/School, College and University.
To supervise research staff and students and ensure their effective development.
To actively form and lead research collaborative relationships that increase the scholarship/research output and enhance the reputation of the Institute and University.
To up-date professional skills, as appropriate.
To carry out administrative duties as required related to PGR and PGT teaching.
Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate.
Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Director of Institute.
To contribute to the enhancement of the University's international profile in line with the University's Strategic Plan: Inspiring People - Changing the World.

Standard Terms & Conditions

The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade, level 7 / 8, - £35,845 - £40,322 / £44,045 - £51,034 per annum.

This is a full time, fixed term role for 14.5 months.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

Informal Enquiries
Informal enquiries should be made to the Director of Institute, Professor Neil Bulleid (0141 330 3870). Email: neil.bulleid@glasgow.ac.uk