University Lecturer

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (GB)
February 27 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Tenure-track University Lectureship in Neuroscience

Applications are invited for a research-oriented, tenure-track University Lectureship in Neuroscience, available from 1 October 2019. Based in central Cambridge, we are keen to recruit a pioneering researcher working in this major theme in our Department (  We are therefore searching for an outstanding scientist, with an excellent publication record, undertaking cutting edge and fundable work in any aspect of Neuroscience.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant subject area, will have an aptitude and enthusiasm for teaching, and be willing to contribute effectively to our undergraduate programmes in preclinical medicine, preclinical veterinary science, and natural sciences (  He/she will be expected to contribute to the design and delivery of undergraduate and graduate lecture courses and to perform other academic duties including administration, examining and assessment.


We particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic candidates. Appointment will be based on merit alone.  The Department strongly supports DORA ( and will assess research on its own merits rather than on the basis of the journal in which it is published.

Informal enquiries may be made to the joint Heads of Department, Professors Sarah Bray and Bill Colledge (; +44 (0) 1223 333772).

The appointment will be made at University Lecturer level with a probationary period of five years, with appointment to the retirement age thereafter subject to satisfactory progress.  The pensionable salary scale starts at £39,992 to £50,618 per annum.  Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment, with a satisfactory outcome determined by the University. 

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

Closing date: 31 March 2019

Please ensure that, in the Upload section of the online application, you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), a research publication list which highlights your three most important published outputs, an outline of your current and future research plans (no more than two pages) and a covering letter that includes an indication of the fit within the research profile of the Department and how you might contribute to our teaching.  If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Deadline for applications is 31 March 2019.

Please quote reference PM18244 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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