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Lecturer in Physiology - Faculty of Life Sciences

University of Bristol School of PPN
Bristol, England (GB)
£48,350 - £54,395 per annum
Closing date
Jun 2, 2024

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The role

The School of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Neuroscience at the University of Bristol is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Physiology (ACAD107454). You are expected to have a track record of high-quality research in that focuses on using in vivo approaches to investigate systems/integrative physiology or experimental medicine. This may be applied to: exercise, metabolism and nutrition; cardiopulmonary control; thermoregulation; autonomic control of organ dysfunction in health and disease; or metabolomic investigations of clinical disorders that can link into our research themes including (but not limited to) cardiovascular, respiratory gastrointestinal and renal conditions, diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis. An interest in the development of bio-informatic approaches would be desirable, as would development of research programmes with clinical academic researchers if appropriate.

You will join a collegial, supportive department with a vibrant research environment and a passion for excellence in research and teaching.  

The recruitment of this additional post is due to the growth of the School where we have appointed 9 research staff since 2021.

The School holds a departmental Bronze Athena SWAN Award. We are committed to equal opportunities and to selection on merit and are constantly striving to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly encourage application from groups who are under-represented in STEM. We are also happy to consider flexible working options for those with caring responsibilities. 

What will you be doing?

You will assume responsibility for an appropriate share of administration and will be expected to interact effectively with other academic colleagues within and across subject areas and with external partners. You will be committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. 

You should apply if

You will have a strong, well-developed research profile beyond doctoral level, with an emerging or established record of high-quality publishing commensurate with your career stage.  You will be able to demonstrate your ability to contribute effectively to the management and delivery of undergraduate teaching, including supervising student dissertations and running tutorials.  

Additional information

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Hugh Piggins, Head of School via

Please ensure you have read the narrative cv guidance available as an attachment. If the CV is not submitted in the correct format the application may (or will) be rejected.

It is expected that the final selection process will be held over two days, 8th and 9th July 2024. Candidates will be invited to give a presentation prior to their formal interview.

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