Associate Professor of Biosensing

Opening Date:
7 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
12 Jul 2022
Salary Range:

About you: Candidates will be expected to have a PhD in the life sciences. We are looking for candidates who are a leading authority in their subject area with a substantial record for outstanding academic work and leadership externally recognised at regional, national and/or international level. Candidates will have an established and growing publication record and research outputs of a quality that is nationally and internationally excellent, including lead authorship in high quality peer reviewed articles and journals. Candidates will be expected to have an established and growing track record of securing funding from a range of sources as demonstrated by current portfolio.

We are looking for candidates who align to the UWE values. Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate their experience of leading and motivating groups of people, collegiate working and their organisational skills. Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate how they will keep abreast of latest developments in this subject area and external best practice benchmarks.

The successful candidate will be supported in this role by an experienced Professor as a mentor. Candidates will be expected to undertake the PG Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE unless already obtained. The Department provides staff development funds to support personal and subject related training for academic staff.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • flexible working
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme
  • family friendly policies
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.

Further information

This post is full-time and permanent.

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Associate Head of Department for Research Professor John Hancock, or HoD Dr Lyn Newton,

The University’s normal practice is that new appointments will be made at the starting point of the grade.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol however all appointments are made on merit.

Proud to be part of a vibrant, multicultural city that celebrates diversity, we’re always on the lookout for talented people from all backgrounds to join us. Our people are our strength, and diversity enhances our creativity and leads to better decision-making and problem-solving. Bring your talent and ambition to our growing staff community of over 4,000 individuals and find yourself in a stimulating and supportive environment where you’ll thrive. Add your individuality to ours to help set us apart.

We are able to sponsor qualifying candidates for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. Please read our Skilled Worker Guidance to assess if you will be eligible to be sponsored under the criteria.