Chair in Synthetic Genomics
University of Manchester - School of Chemistry
Manchester, United Kingdom
We are seeking to appoint to a new chair in Synthetic Genomics, based in the world-renowned interdisciplinary Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) and School of Chemistry at The University of Manchester. Candidates must be internationally leading scientists with an appropriate level of academic achievement in relevant fields. This is a high-profile role for which a vigorous research programme is expected. We are seeking individuals with a strong commitment to developing both individual and team-based research programmes - a distinguishing feature of MIB and wider University research strategy.
We also expect the appointee to provide academic leadership to colleagues within the MIB, School of Chemistry and the broader University. To succeed, you will need to have an outstanding track record of published research and a demonstrated ability to lead. A strong track record in the supervision of doctoral/postgraduate students and an ability to secure major competitive grant funding is expected.