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Lecturers/senior Lecturers at Imperial College London

Imperial College London, UK is inviting applicants to apply for a lecturer position in life sciences. The deadline for applying is January 13, 2019.

Are you seeking an academic appointment in Bioengineering in a department which is leading the bioengineering agenda both nationally and internationally? If so, then this exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity may be the next career step for you.

Due to rapid growth and the strategic importance of the discipline of bioengineering at Imperial, the major new translational White City Campus and the flagship Michael Uren Biomedical Engineering Research Hub, the Department of Bioengineering wishes to appoint up to five outstanding academics at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level. This is an open call: we invite applications from candidates across all areas of bioengineering. Imperial College London is one of the world's leading engineering focused universities and its mission is to achieve enduring excellence in both research and education, and we are committed to making life changing advancements for the benefit of society. The Department of Bioengineering is committed to this mission through advancing the frontiers of our knowledge, translating that knowledge for societal benefit, and educating leaders in the discipline's three main areas: - BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (developing devices, techniques and interventions for human health) - BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (solving problems related to the life sciences and their applications for health) - BIOMIMETICS (using the structures and functions of living organisms as models for the design and engineering of materials and machines). In the most recent national research assessment, 95% of the Department’s returned research was judged either world leading or internationally excellent and in the National Student Survey (2017) we achieved 97% overall student satisfaction. We are committed to building on this success through the recruitment of talented academic staff. Due to rapid growth and the strategic importance of the discipline of bioengineering at Imperial College, the major new translational White City Campus and the flagship Michael Uren Biomedical Engineering Research Hub, the Department of Bioengineering wishes to appoint up to five persons at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level. This is an open call: we invite applications from outstanding candidates across all areas of bioengineering.

The appointees will be expected to interact effectively with other colleagues in the Department of Bioengineering. See: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/bioengineering/people/academic-staff-and-research-fellows/. They will also be expected to interact with groups outside the Department of Bioengineering across Imperial College. The appointees will: - Plan and direct relevant research and translation programmes of outstanding international quality; - Publish in high quality scientific journals; - Successfully attract funds for research and translation initiatives; - Supervise research staff and students; - Advance the reputation of the Department; and - Take on departmental administration as and when requested by the Head of Department. The post holders will also teach and examine courses to all levels including undergraduate, Master's and higher research degree students through lectures, seminars, course work, tutorials and personal supervision. In addition, because the department's teaching places great emphasis on project-based design and laboratory work, the post holders will be involved in the supervision of laboratory and/or design groups. The appointees will be required to - Plan and review their own approach to teaching - Contribute to the development of teaching, teaching methods and assessments in the department to enhance the quality of teaching - Develop approaches to teaching which are innovative and reflect best practice developing elsewhere - Develop course proposals and contribute to curriculum development - Supervise research projects at undergraduate and Master's levels At Lecturer level, the appointee will be able to demonstrate their ability to produce independent research and will have developed the skills to take a more active role in teaching and supervision.

The candidate will have: – PhD or equivalent – a national reputation in the field – a good publication record/ the ability to publish high quality research in peer reviewed journals We welcome applications from underrepresented groups such as female applicants.

The posts will be based either at the South Kensington Campus or at the White City Campus, dependent on research area and facility requirements, on a full time, open ended basis. The departmental research activities may be found at: www.imperial.ac.uk/bioengineering Closing Date: 13 January 2019 For an informal discussion please contact the Head of Department, Professor Anthony Bull – email: a.bull@imperial.ac.uk or telephone: 020 7594 5186. For further assistance, please contact Angela Glyes - email: a.glyes@imperial.ac.uk.

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