Biological Sciences

Chancellor's Fellow – Biotechnology

Applications are invited from early career individuals of the highest potential and attainment who have begun to establish a reputation for the excellent and innovative research and teaching at the forefront of their discipline.

Vacancies at the School of Biological Sciences

Building on the outstanding successes of our previous tenure-track Chancellor’s Fellowship programmes and our world class research performance, the College of Science & Engineering is investing in a further cohort of 10 next generation research innovation leaders of the highest quality with a particular focus on:

  • Biotechnology (vacancy ref: 045316)
  • Living with Data (vacancy ref: 045314)
  • Extreme Conditions/Astrobiology (vacancy ref: 045317)
  • Materials and Manufacture (vacancy ref: 045313)
  • Risk and Resilience (vacancy ref: 045315)

The Biotechnology theme is led by the School of Biological Sciences with appointments also possible in the Schools of Chemistry, Engineering, Informatics, and Physics & Astronomy.

School of Biological Sciences

We offer a thriving and well-supported research environment, training and development opportunities to support your career in teaching, research and leadership, and a collaborative, welcoming community of staff and students.

The School of Biological Sciences is one of the UK’s largest and most highly-rated life sciences departments, providing an innovative environment for research and teaching. 

Salary Scale

£40,792 - £48,677 (Grade 8 appointments)

Exceptionally, an appointment at Grade 9 (£51,630 - £58,089) or even grade 10 (from £59,828) may be made.

Closing Date

Monday 15th October 2018


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