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University Lectureship available in Neuroscience in Pharmacology Department

University Lecturer in Neuroscience

Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge

Salary: £37,012-£46,846 pa

Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge with effect from 1 July 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. The Department offers excellent facilities for teaching and research and has particular interests in neuroscience, cell signalling, membrane transporters and ion channels. Target areas of interest in neuroscience for this post include genetic and network approaches to obesity, pain and addiction, which are areas of existing strength in the Department and in the University, but we are also interested in receiving applications from other areas of neuroscience.

Appointments will be made at University Lecturer level with a probationary period of five years, with appointment to the retiring age thereafter. A full description of the teaching and research activities in the Department can be found at Prospective candidates are invited to contact the Head of Department, Professor Peter McNaughton, to discuss the post (Tel: 01223 34012, email:

Closing date: Monday 13 May 2013

Interviews will be held in early June 2013

Applications, to include a CV, cover sheet CHRIS/6, Parts I and III only (available from including the names and addresses of three referees, a brief statement (two sides maximum) of future research plans and a list of publications, should be submitted to the Departmental Administrator, Miss Jessica Dunne, e-mail:

Quote reference: PL01110

This appointment is subject to a health assessment.

Whether an outcome is satisfactory will be determined by the University.

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Posted on 12/04/2013

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