Trabajo en Reino Unido (WALES) de Biólogos, botánicos, zoólogos
Senior Lecturer/ Reader - Structural Biology
Clasificación del trabajo:Profesionales científicos e intelectuales : Profesionales de las ciencias y de la ingeniería : Profesionales en ciencias biológicas : Biólogos, botánicos, zoólogos y afines. Professionals : Science and engineering professionals : Life science professionals : Biologists, botanists, zoologists and related professionals.
Descripción de la oferta de trabajo:
Senior Lecturer/ Reader - Structural Biology The newly-established Medicines Discovery Institute represents a major investment in translational science by Cardiff University. The goal of the Institute is to translate world-leading research on scientific understanding of disease mechanisms into innovative therapeutic approaches. Our vision is to play a leading role in discovering new medicines in areas of high unmet need, with a particular emphasis on, but not exclusive to, neuroscience and mental health. We are creating a vibrant community of researchers across both academic and biotech sectors engaged in major research programmes which build off the unique strengths of Cardiff University and work collaboratively with other universities and companies across Wales and internationally. Building off investment from both the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government’s Sêr Cymru scheme and Cardiff University, we will recruit a number of key academic, research and operational roles to work alongside the current and future grant & industry funded staff. This recruitment will take place over 2017-2018. We are currently looking for three faculty positions to support the lead academics, the Sêr Cymru Professors in Translational Drug Discovery, Profs John Atack and Simon Ward, in the Medicines Discovery Institute. These new faculty positions will cover expertise in assay development, cell biology and structural biology and interface with the existing experience in translational neuroscience and medicinal chemistry. These tenured, academic posts will play a key role in developing and supporting a portfolio of major translational drug discovery projects and will be critical to the success of the Medicines Discovery Institute and the building of a cohesive, inter-dependent working environment. As such, it is expected that the main research interests of all five faculty positions are well aligned and the successful applicants will be required to demonstrate successful team working and established or emerging excellence within the relevant field. We seek to appoint a talented, enthusiastic structural biologist who has internationally recognised expertise in the fields of protein crystallography and structure-based drug discovery. This individual will play a key role in building capability in protein production, crystallography and structure-based drug discovery and in establishing effective links to key external networks, such as SGC, Diamond Light Source etc. This person will have a solid track record of structure-based drug discovery from an academic or pharmaceutical company background and will work to initiate and prosecute a portfolio of structurally-enabled drug discovery targets. To deliver high-quality teaching and research, leading to the publishing of work in high-quality journals and/or the generation of drug discovery-related Intellectual Property. To pursue excellence in research and teaching , training and enterprise and to inspire others to do the same. This post is full time and open ended. Salary: £49,149 - £56,950 per annum (Grade 8) Date post advertised: Tuesday, 31 October 2017 Closing date: Friday, 1 December 2017 Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received. Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share ar
Servicio de empleo de origen:Department for Work and Pensions, Public Employment Services, United Kingdom.