Job Ref: STM0519
The appointee will be expected to have knowledge of the field of Bioprocessing and aid Professor Mark Smales in the management of his laboratory in this area such that he is able to dedicate time to the development of the Centre for Molecular Processing. The successful candidate will therefore be expected to support the research and development in the field of Bioprocessing in Professor Smales laboratory, help in the management of projects with postgraduate students and research staff in the laboratory of Professor Smales, and aid in the preparation of manuscripts and research proposals in the bioprocessing area. They will also be expected to interact with industrial and academic partners and attend meetings and events with collaborators and related to on-going and future projects. This may involve short term (day or up to one week) travel.
Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent in Bioprocessing and be able to demonstrate:
(1) an understanding of academic bioprocessing research and its relevance to industry
(2) the ability to undertake and develop their own research in the field of Bioprocessing
(3) the ability to aid in the management of projects with postgraduate students and research staff
(4) the ability to aid in the preparation of manuscripts and research proposals in the bioprocessing area.
The School of Biosciences is set in a beautiful campus overlooking the ancient city of Canterbury. Students, postgraduates and staff choose Biosciences at Kent for at least four reasons:
Our reputation as one of the very best biology research and teaching institutes in the UK
The friendly and supportive environment of the School
The attractive city and surrounding countryside
Our proximity to the Channel ports and tunnel and thence Continental Europe
This is a national scheme whereby Universities commit to advancing and promoting the careers of female scientists. The University of Kent committed to Athena SWAN in 2011 and in 2014 was awarded an institutional Bronze Award. In aiming for excellence in employment practices in Higher Education, we hope to create a better working environment for all staff; details can be seen on our website at http://www.kent.ac.uk/human-resources/athenaswan/.
Interviews are to be held: To be confirmed
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Job Ref: STM0519