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Neuroscience Lectureship available at the Department of Pharmacology - Closing date on Friday!

Applications are invited for two University Lectureships in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge with effect from 1 January 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. The Department offers excellent facilities for teaching and research and has particular interests in cell signalling, neurobiology, membrane transporters and ion channels. We are particularly interested in making one appointment in the broad field of neuroscience and the other in the cellular and molecular basis of cancer, but we are willing to consider applicants from other areas. Particular areas of interest in neuroscience include genetic and network approaches to obesity, pain and addiction, which are areas of existing strength in the Department and in the University. In cancer, examples of suitable areas include cell cycle control, DNA repair and multidrug resistance.

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 may contact the Head of Department, Professor Peter McNaughton, to discuss the post (Tel: 01223 34012, email:

This appointment is subject to a health assessment.

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

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.

Closing date: Friday 11 January 2013

Interview Date (s): February 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, Ms Jessica Dunne, Department of Pharmacology, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge, CB2 1PD, Tel: (01223) 334002, e-mail:

Quote reference: PL00338

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Posted on 15/11/2012

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