Senior Lecturer/Professor in Tissue Engineering/Biomaterials

Job Description

We are seeking to appoint a senior academic with expertise in skeletal and/or connective tissue engineering to join a thriving and diverse team in the School of Clinical Dentistry at the University of Sheffield (www.sheffield.ac.uk/dentalschool). Our ideal candidate will be a talented and enthusiastic team member ready to support the delivery of undergraduate teaching and postgraduate programmes and conduct internationally competitive research including high-quality PGR supervision. We may appoint at Professor or Senior Lecturer (SL) level depending upon experience.

The post-holder will also play a key role in delivering and enhancing our highly regarded undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes, including our Diploma in Dental Hygiene & Dental Therapy and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) (https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/dentalschool/undergraduate/undergraduate-courses).

We are particularly interested in candidates with research interests and experience in skeletal and connective tissue biology. You will contribute to the academic goals of the School and in particular the field of skeletal tissue engineering in research, teaching and learning, and scholarship.

The School of Clinical Dentistry is a world-leading interdisciplinary centre for oral and dental research, with a focus on translating research for patient benefit. You will benefit from a supportive research environment with core technical support and access to world-class laboratory facilities. The School hosts a vibrant postgraduate research community, and has strong links to centres of research excellence across The University of Sheffield, providing access to state-of-the-art imaging, molecular biology, microbiology, materials, bioinformatics and biological services facilities.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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