Chain Florey Clinical Senior Lecturers in Experimental Medicine

Job summary

The Institute of Clinical Sciences at Imperial College London and the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences wish to recruit a number of Clinical Senior Lecturers in Experimental Medicine/Medical Sciences. The Institute of Clinical Sciences provides an outstanding research environment where scientists from clinical and non-clinical backgrounds work together to advance the understanding of biology relevant to human disease and its...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED00699
  • Date posted 1 January 2019
  • Closing date 31 January 2019

Job description

Job summary

The Institute of Clinical Sciences at Imperial College London and the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences wish to recruit a number of Clinical Senior Lecturers in Experimental Medicine/Medical Sciences.

The Institute of Clinical Sciences provides an outstanding research environment where scientists from clinical and non-clinical backgrounds work together to advance the understanding of biology relevant to human disease and its application to medicine. It has a multidisciplinary approach and hosts excellent experimental and computational programmes in basic and applied life sciences as well as clinical research. The Institute hosts a number of clinical training programmes aimed at training and mentoring the next generation of interdisciplinary clinician scientists. 

Duties and responsibilities

We are interested to hear from academic clinicians with excellent track-records in experimental medicine and basic science approaches to clinical research to join our outstanding research environment. Appointments will be made to individuals who can direct research programmes that complement our existing research strengths, benefit from our exceptional research infrastructure and obtain external funding. 

Essential requirements

We are specifically interested in candidates working in the following areas:

1. Metabolic disease 

· including obesity, type 2 diabetes, immunometabolism, the interplay between metabolism and psychiatry 

 

2. Epigenetic disease and therapy 

· including X-linked and imprinting diseases 

 

3. Cardiovascular medicine 

· including cardiac imaging and genomics 

 

4. Stem cell biology 

· including embryonic, adult and engineered stem cells 

 

5. Maths applied to medicine 

· Including imaging, genomics and computational biology 

Further information

The post holder will receive a generous research-funding package and will hold an honorary clinical consultant appointment in a relevant speciality. Contributions to clinical service will be agreed on appointment; it is anticipated that the post holder will spend the majority of their time undertaking research. 

An Athena SWAN Silver Department award holder, the Institute is committed to supporting diversity in science and to enabling the careers of women, ethnic minorities, and those with family or other commitments. 

We encourage informal discussions of the post; please contact Professor Dominic Withers (d.withers@imperial.ac.uk), Professor Oliver Howes (oliver.howes@imperial.ac.uk) and Dr James Ware (j.ware@imperial.ac.uk).  Enquiries about working at the ICS/LMS can also be made to Professor Irene Miguel-Aliaga (i.miguel-aliaga@lms.mrc.ac.uk).

The Chain Florey scheme also offers opportunities for Clinical Lecturers and Clinical Fellows.For further information please contact s.citrone@lms.mrc.ac.uk

Should you experience any technical difficulties, contact recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.