Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Following recent major strategic investment, the University of Exeter is substantially expanding its Neuroscience research capacity. We have a number of exciting opportunities for talented and passionate academics to undertake research aimed at understanding the underlying mechanisms of brain disease and translating this to improve patient treatment and care.
World-leaders in neuroscience, our research is driven by fundamental and clinically important questions in neuroscience. Our progressive research and outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate education are underpinned by our current expertise in neurogenomics, neurophysiology, neuroendocrinology, neurodevelopment and stem cell biology, and clinical and cognitive neuroscience, as well as cutting-edge innovation in technology.
Our expansion offers permanent academic opportunities across all levels as part of the Medical School within our new Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. This is an exciting time to join the University of Exeter, and you will be an integral part of the development and shaping of the future of neuroscience research and education at Exeter. We welcome applicants from all areas of neuroscience and are particularly keen to hear from individuals and teams working in areas that complement and strengthen our existing expertise. Whether you are an internationally renowned Professor seeking an opportunity to work on stimulating and innovative research, or an exceptionally talented Research Fellow, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Reader looking to be part of a dynamic and ambitious research environment, the University of Exeter can offer you all this, with a backdrop of Devon and Cornwall’s outstanding beauty.
We are looking for people who are as passionate about their future as we are about ours. If you are excited by the opportunity to apply your expertise in novel approaches to investigate neurological and psychiatric disease and teach on our leading research-inspired undergraduate and postgraduate programmes we would love to hear from you - please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about how we can work together.
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate excellence in both research and education.
We will offer generous set up packages for academics that transfer significant research grants to the University.
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What we can offer you
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.
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