Research Fellow in Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Institute of Translational Medicine

United Kingdom
£40,792.00 - £54,765.00
Aug 15, 2019
Sep 14, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
To create and disseminate knowledge through initiating and conducting original research and through publication, as appropriate to the disciplinary area.

Main Responsibilities (as appropriate to the specific role and purpose)

To plan and carry out research, using appropriate methodology and techniques. This may include, where appropriate to the discipline:

• Pursue personal research in inflammatory bowel disease including developing research ideas and winning support, including financial support

• Plan, publish and/or execute high quality research

• Project manage research activities, and/or supervise other research staff

• Present findings in high quality publications and conference proceedings in the area of inflammatory bowel disease

• Develop novel methodologies and techniques appropriate to the type of research being pursued, especially in immune cell plasticity

• Supervise and examine PhD students, both within and out with the University

• Provide expert advice to colleagues and students within discipline

• Contribute to the administration/management of research across the Department/School

• Develop and make substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, , and public engagement activities of manifest benefit to the College and the University including development of research partnerships with industries

• Contribute to some administrative activities within the University, typically relating to research

• Apply knowledge in a way that develops new intellectual understanding *

* This indicative responsibility may also be included in a research role at a lower grade.

Person Specification

Skills and Experience (as appropriate to the specific role and purpose)

• Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research area (normally PhD) or equivalent qualifications demonstrating a thorough understanding of research into inflammatory bowel disease

• Extensive research experience and scholarship within subject specialism, with particular relevance to inflammatory bowel disease

• Experience and achievement reflected in a growing reputation

• Extensive experience and demonstrated success in planning, undertaking and project managing research to deliver high quality results

• Extensive experience of applying and/or developing and devising successful models, techniques and methods

• Extensive experience and achievement in knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity

The University is committed to safeguarding and we promote safe recruitment practice, therefore all associated pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Due to the nature of the work undertaken in this role all successful applicants will be subject to a satisfactory Occupational Health and/or DBS clearance prior to appointment.

For further information please contact Kate Fletcher

We value diversity at The University of Birmingham and welcome applications from all sections of the community'

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