Job:Faculty positions in Computational Biology and Human Genetics at UCL
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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computational Biology & Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Human Genetics

The UCL Genetics Institute (UGI) is an internationally leading centre for research and teaching in genetics and genomics. It is part of the Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE), within the UCL Division of Biosciences. The remit of UGI is to extract biological and medical knowledge from big data in the field of life sciences.

Two lectureships are currently available, one in Human Genetics, and the second in Computational Biology. Appointment to one of these 2 posts may be made at Senior Lecturer (Grade 9) level.

The appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 8/9. The salary range will be £42,304 – £49,904 per annum (Grade 8): £54,240 – £58,978 per annum (Grade 9), inclusive of London Allowance.

For the post in Human Genetics, the post holder will establish anddevelop independent and collaborative research programmes with an emphasis on big data. This could be in the areas of chronic or infectious human diseases, human microbiome metagenomics, epigenetics, genetic epidemiology, human population history or other related fields.

For the post in Computational Biology, the post holder will establish and develop independent and collaborative research programmes with an emphasis on big data genomics. This could be in the area of statistical genetics, population genetics, phylogenetics, bioinformatics or systems biology, with some aspects of the research relevant to human health and disease.

The successful candidates will hold a PhD in a relevant subject area and demonstrate an outstanding contribution to the body of knowledge and an international research profile with commensurate, sustained research to the discipline. For appointment at Senior Lecturer level, the successful candidate must demonstrate an international research profile with substantial seminal contributions to knowledge or other outcomes appropriate to the discipline, and evidence of academic leadership and a proven ability to lead, develop and motivate colleagues.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to and search on Reference Number 1616805 (direct link:

Please clearly specify under which specialism you are applying by identifying your application as either 1616805/HG or 1616805/CB.

For informal queries about the posts, please contact Professor Francois Balloux,

If you have any queries regarding the application process, pleasecontact the Biosciences Staffing Team,

Closing Date: 31 January 2017. Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59. Interview Date: TBC.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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