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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer

Job description
The Department of Inflammation Biology at King's College London seeks to recruit a Group Leader (at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level) to lead and develop an independent, interdisciplinary research programme relevant to the academic activities of the Centre for Inflammation Biology and Cancer Immunology. The successful candidate will drive cutting-edge research across the different disciplines of inflammation biology, cancer immunology and/or neuroinflammation to further enhance King’s position as an international leader in research, training and education.  
The post will be based in the Centre for Inflammation Biology & Cancer Immunology (CIBCI), Department of Inflammation Biology, School of Immunology & Microbial Sciences, on the Guy’s Campus of King’s College London. CIBCI offers a 1200m2 footprint for collaborative and interactive research and training environment, including open wet laboratory space, adjacent cell culture rooms, flow cytometry facilities, fly and rodent holding suites and an imaging suite. The Centre also features a large open plan office adjacent to dedicated PI offices.

Key responsibilities
Key responsibilities - Lecturer

  • To set up and develop an independent, interdisciplinary research programme relevant to the academic activities of the Centre for Inflammation Biology and Cancer Immunology  
  • To successfully obtain competitive grant applications to support a small laboratory-based research group consisting of a research scientist and a PhD student 
  • To publish scientific publications as PI or co-PI in their area of expertise 
  • To contribute enthusiastically to UGT, PGT and PGR teaching and training in their area of expertise and to act as personal tutor
  • To contribute to academic citizenship in the Centre, Department, School or wider University
  • To help raise the profile and visibility of the Centre’s research both internally and externally

Key responsibilities - Senior Lecturer 

  • To lead and grow an independent, interdisciplinary research programme relevant to the academic activities of the Centre for Inflammation Biology and Cancer Immunology   
  • To successfully obtain internationally competitive grant applications to support a laboratory-based research group consisting of 1-2 research staff and 2 or more PhD students 
  • To publish scientific publications as PI or co-PI in their area of expertise 
  • To contribute enthusiastically to UGT, PGT and PGR teaching, training and educational leadership in their area of expertise and to act as personal tutor
  • To contribute to academic citizenship and leadership in the Centre, Department, School or wider University
  • To raise the profile and visibility of the Centre’s research both internally and externally
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