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[Closes 31 Oct 2017] University announces Lectureship in Synthetic Biology

last modified Oct 04, 2017 08:23 PM
Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in Synthetic Biology at the University of Cambridge. This is a tenure-track position based in the Department of Engineering and is supported by the School of Biological Sciences (SBS).

The University of Cambridge is looking for applicants who complement current research within Engineering, SBS and across the University, and who are motivated to explore interdisciplinary collaborations. The successful candidate will have an established DNA-based experimental research program in a topic including, but not limited to:

  • Design and engineering of synthetic genetic circuits (both cellular and cell-free)
  • Genome engineering
  • Biosensing and biological signal processing
  • Spatio-temporal gene regulation
  • Engineering of multicellular interactions and tissue structure/function

In addition, research may combine theoretical and numerical approaches with experiments. The successful candidate will have, or be expected to develop, a record of world-class research commensurate with the international reputation and top-rank research rating of the Department.

The candidate will be expected to contribute exciting and innovative teaching material to our rapidly growing bioengineering courses in the Engineering curriculum, with teaching and administration accounting for approximately 40% of the role. Teaching responsibilities will include contributing to undergraduate courses, supervising undergraduate projects, examining and supervising postgraduate students.

More information and online application >>

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The Synthetic Biology Strategic Research Initiative provides a hub for anyone interested in Synthetic Biology at the University of Cambridge, as well as commercial partners and external collaborators.