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Associate Professor Human Integrative Metabolism & Physiology

Life Sciences

Location:  UK Other
Salary:  £54,949 to £67,521 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Monday 06 February 2023
Reference:  MED586722

Applications are invited for an Associate Professor in Human Metabolism and Physiology, within the division of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham.

This is a combined research and teaching position, and the role holder will be expected to lead a research programme relevant to research strengths in human metabolism and physiology in the context of ageing, exercise, inactivity and nutrition, and their contribution to health and disease progression, and to contribute to teaching on the BSc in Sport and Exercise Science.   

The successful applicant will be expected to develop a programme of research that dovetails with current translational research initiatives within the David Greenfield Human Physiology Unit in the Division of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience and wider University strategic research structures (MRC/Versus Arthritis Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research; Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis Versus Arthritis; Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre; Nottingham NIHR Biomedical Research Centre). 

The role holder will maintain a consistently excellent standard of teaching, support student learning that is underpinned by scholarship, take responsibility for the quality of the design of academic courses/programmes and contribute to curriculum development and quality assurance, and delivery and assessments in the BSc in Sport and Exercise Science.

The appointee should hold a PhD or equivalent in a subject area relevant to human metabolism and physiology in the context of ageing, disease, exercise, health, nutrition and physical inactivity, and have an excellent track record in research evidenced by first and senior author of original, peer-reviewed publications. A history of securing research grant income as a principal investigator supported by evidence of providing effective research leadership, planning, building and resourcing a research team and delivering research results is also required. The role holder will have considerable experience of a formal role in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, demonstrated success in maintaining excellent standard of teaching along with previous experience of the supervision and pastoral care of students at all levels. 

The post is offered on a full time (36.25 hours per week), permanent contract. However, we are open to discuss flexible working arrangements, and job share arrangements may be considered. Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and indicate your preferred number of hours.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Paul Greenhaff, email or Kostas Tsintzas, e-mail Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.

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