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University Lecturer or University Senior Lecturer

University Lecturer or Senior University Lecturer in the Department of Haematology.

The Wellcome - MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute is a world-leading centre for stem cell research with a mission to transform human health through a deep understanding of stem and progenitor cell biology ( In 2018 we will move into a new state of the art building adjacent to Addenbrooke's Hospital and multiple research institutes ( This will result in a fully integrated, vibrant and cohesive stem cell community ideally placed to capitalise on the unique intellectual and clinical surrounding environment.

The Institute has an opening for a University Lecturer or University Senior Lecturer who will complement and synergise with our existing programmes. We welcome applications from across the whole range of stem cell biology, with areas of particular interest including:

i. The interface between stem cell biology, physical, computational and materials sciences

ii. Cell and gene therapy

iii. Ageing of stem cells

The successful applicant will have an outstanding record of independent research and will be expected to develop a rigorous, high quality and externally funded research programme at an international level. Interdisciplinary and collaborative research is strongly encouraged across the University and its associated institutes. The person appointed will be expected to contribute to University teaching at various levels. The Institute benefits from generous core funding from the Wellcome and MRC. It offers a collegiate environment with excellent core facilities, extensive opportunities to pursue basic and disease focused studies plus a generous start-up package.

Successful candidates will be supported to obtain external personal fellowship and grant support within 3 years.

University Lecturer (£39,992 - £50,618pa) / Senior University Lecturer (£53,691 - £56,950pa), depending on skills and experience, plus a start-up package.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Applicants should upload a curriculum vitae (max 3 pages, to include date of PhD and details of any career gaps if applicable) with contact details of 3 referees, and a 1-2 page outline of your research proposal, by Thursday 18th January 2018.

Informal enquiries about the post are welcome via email to

Interviews will be held over a three day period from Wednesday 25th April to Friday 27th April 2018.

Please quote reference RB13918 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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