Assistant Teaching Professor in Pharmacology
University of Cambridge Department of Pharmacology
United Kingdom

Applications are invited for a 5-year fixed-term University Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge with effect from 1 July 2023 , or as soon as possible thereafter. The Department offers excellent facilities for teaching 2nd and 3rd year students on several different courses, as well as supporting research in a broad range of fields, including: cell signalling, cancer, pain, neuropharmacology, and vascular pharmacology.

The role holder will be based in Central Cambridge. The primary responsibility will be to provide teaching and administrative cover for University Teaching Officers during periods of academic and other types of leave. The key duties of the role will include but not be limited to: giving lectures and seminars, running practical classes, and supervising undergraduate project and dissertation students, as well as taking an active part in undergraduate examinations and administrative duties within the Department of Pharmacology. A full description of the teaching and research activities in the Department can be found at

The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant specialist subject area and a track record in teaching at a higher education institution.

Appointments will be made at University Assistant Professor level. The starting salary, depending upon experience, will be in the region of £43,414-£54,949 pa. Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure, a security check and a health assessment. Whether the outcome is satisfactory will be determined by the University.

Applications from agencies will not be considered.

The Department holds an Athena SWAN bronze award, demonstrating a commitment to provide equal opportunities and to advance the representation of women in science subjects. We particularly encourage applications from women and from other underrepresented groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 5 years in the first instance.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that in the Upload section of the online application you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter (maximum 2 pages outlining your professional, teaching and research experience and how you will contribute to our teaching). If you upload any additional documents that have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the Head of Department, Prof Laura Itzhaki (

Please quote reference PL35578 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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