Reader (Vascular Dementia)
The School has over 20 years' experience delivering high quality healthcare science programmes and providing excellent teaching and student support with strong links to hospitals, the NHS and clinical partners. Our degree programmes are accredited by professional bodies including the Institute for Biomedical Science, the Health and Care Professions Council and the General Dental Council. Facilities in the School are excellent. We have high specification teaching and research laboratories for specialist areas such as blood biochemistry, biomechanics, motor control, exercise performance, cell and molecular biology and tissue culture. We also have a brand new clinical skills laboratory and a pioneering point-of-care testing facility.
To support and strengthen our world-leading research within the elite area of Vascular Pathology (Dementia Research), The successful candidate will drive research within this area employing genetics, epigenetics, big data and cell biological techniques to dissect novel signalling pathways associated with neurological degeneration.
The candidate should be an independent neuroscientist with a strong record of accomplishment in developing and leading excellent research within this field.
Specifically, the applicant should have a thorough understanding of the mechanisms of stroke and dementia pathophysiology and cell and molecular techniques including genetics/epigenetics, cell signalling, angiogenesis and other molecular approaches encompassing in vitro and in vivo disease modelling.
We are looking for a highly motivated independent scientist with an international reputation and a history of strong publication and external grant income in their field. The candidate should have experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Biomedicine.
Advert closing date: 07 August 2017
Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to creating a diverse environment where everybody is treated with dignity, fairness and respect. We welcome applications from all potential candidates.
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