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Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Closing date: 10th February 2023, 12:00


Department of Biochemistry in association with Trinity College


The Department of Biochemistry is seeking to recruit an Associate Professor whose research addresses fundamental questions in the broad area of molecular & cellular biology. Researchers with an interest in the processes of transcription and gene regulation in either prokaryotes or eukaryotes are strongly encouraged to apply. In addition to your research, you will contribute to teaching the next generation of Biochemists through our 4-year Masters-level degree course in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. You will be a Tutorial Fellow of Trinity College.


You will join one of our highly interactive interdisciplinary research themes applying biochemical, biophysical and computational approaches to major questions in cell & developmental biology, human health and infectious disease processes. High quality laboratory & office space will be provided in the newly completed Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Building housing the Biochemistry Department and our research facilities. We have a strong commitment to career development and mentoring at all career stages, and all our groups share state-of-the art research support for computation, structural, cellular and molecular biology and have access to a range of Departmental and University PhD training programmes.


You should have a higher degree (DPhil/PhD) and postdoctoral experience in a relevant biologically-related science; a strong track record of published research and commitment to attract research funding; verified experience of undergraduate teaching; proven ability to contribute to the teaching, training and supervision of graduate students; good communication and interpersonal skills; the ability and commitment to undertake a range of administrative duties within both the Department and the College, and to contribute to outreach activities and widening access.
An attractive financial package is offered to the successful applicant.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.


The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 10th February 2023. It is expected that interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on 22nd and 23rd March 2023.


Applications are particularly welcome from women, black and minority ethnic candidates, who are underrepresented in academic posts in Oxford.