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QBP Assistant Professor Posts

We are currently recruiting three Assistant Professors to expand the research of the Quantitative Biomedicine Programme at Warwick.

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Application deadline
15 May 2017
Application process

Complete the online application form and include:

  • your CV
  • names of three expert referees who can comment on your readiness to embark on an independent career
  • a two-page research proposal describing an exciting research program in cell dynamics.
To find out more

Please make informal contact with the Directors of the Wellcome Warwick Quantitative Biomedicine Programme:

Profs. Mohan Balasubramanian and Andrew McAinsh.


Role Overview

The Wellcome-Warwick Quantitative Biomedicine Programme (www.warwick.ac.uk/QBP)) was established to enhance the world-class interdisciplinary research environment at the University of Warwick by driving further development of our existing centres of excellence, including the Centre for Mechanochemical Cell Biology (www.mechanochemistry.org) and the Zeeman Institute for Systems Biology & Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research (www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/zeeman_institute).

We are seeking to appoint three outstanding early career scientists as Assistant Professors in Quantitative Biomedicine, aiming to expand our research on cell dynamics at the molecular, cellular and/or tissue scales. We are eager to hear from candidates who are using quantitative and/or interdisciplinary approaches and have an exemplary track record in cell biology, developmental biology, structural biology, computational biology or biophysics.

Successful candidates must have a strong track record with first class publications, together with the enthusiasm and expertise to contribute to our innovative undergraduate taught programme in Interdisciplinary Science. Evidence of being able to attract funding and/or fellowships would be a further advantage. You will also contribute to the Public Engagement interface of the QBP.

Successful candidates will receive a start-up package, laboratory space in the brand new extension to our mechanochemical cell biology building, access to state-of-the-art infrastructure, including light and electron microscopy, advanced proteomics, and support from our thriving and dynamic research community.

The posts will be in the Division of Biomedical Sciences, Warwick Medical School and the successful candidates will be expected to play an active role in advancing the mission of the QBP. The posts will be funded for five years with continued employment, and promotion to Associate Professorship, subject to criteria set out by the University of Warwick.

A Wellcome-Warwick Quantitative Biomedicine Programme assistant professor post in Epidemiology is also currently being advertised by the School of Life Sciences (SLS).

We are an equal opportunities employer.