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CLOSED: Job: Lecturer in Parasitology/Vector Biology

April 26, 2012 - 18:26 -- MalariaWorld Jobs

Location: London, UK

Salary: £43,350 – £48,400 p.a.

Application deadline: 31 May 2012

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Parasitology/Vector Biology to the academic staff of the Division of Cell and Molecular Biology in the Department of Life Sciences (http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/cellandmolecularbiology) at the South Kensington Campus of Imperial College London. The Department of Life Sciences houses approximately 90 academic groups, and offers extensive opportunities for collaboration within a world-class modern infrastructure. This is one of a panel of new academic appointments across the breadth of Life Sciences aimed at strengthening and re-invigorating the Department.

 

We are particularly interested in recruiting an individual who can complement and expand our existing strengths in malaria biology, insect host-pathogen interactions and genetic manipulation of mosquitoes, with a view to developing new approaches to control infectious diseases. You must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field. The successful candidate will be an effective communicator, conveying ideas and concepts clearly and effectively to a range of audiences through a variety of methods and media.


You will have a proven track record in conducting high quality independent research, evidenced by high quality publications in peer reviewed journals. You must have the potential to direct a competitive independent research programme supported by significant external funding. You must also have the ability to communicate and inspire students as you will be expected to contribute to our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes.

 

Informal enquiries about the position can be made by contacting Professor Andrea Crisanti, Professor of Parasitology (a.drcrisanti@imperial.ac.uk).


Our preferred method of application is online via our website http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number, including spaces, NS 2012 068 JT, into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed. Also please include your CV and a statement of research interests (up to two A4 pages).

 

Should you have any queries about the application process please contact Sandrine Nurboja at s.nurboja@imperial.ac.uk


Closing date: 31 May 2012.

 

Committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are also an Athena Bronze SWAN Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion and a Two Ticks Employer.

 

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