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Professor/Reader/Senior Lecturer of Cardiovascular Biology/Science

Requisition ID:  22947

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  12-Sep-2022


We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.


What’s in it for you? Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits. We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you.


Newcastle is an inclusive global University community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.  As a University of Sanctuary, we aim to provide a welcoming place of safety for all, offering opportunities to people fleeing violence and persecution.


Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


Closing Date:  04 November 2022


We are looking to appoint within our Biosciences Institute, Faculty of Medical Sciences and would welcome applications from individuals looking for either Professor, Reader or Senior Lecturer opportunities in Cardiovascular Biology/Science.


You will be a leader in Cardiovascular Science applied to studying the molecular, cellular mechanisms and physiology underpinning cardiovascular disease.


You will lead a team with the ambition and expertise needed to elucidate disease mechanisms at the molecular and cellular levels. You will have a strong vision of how to develop and lead a research programme in the Biosciences Institute, with a clear path to secure external funding to support your exciting research program. 

Your research should allow for research-led teaching through contribution to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and you be willing to provide attractive lab-based projects for students.

You will be based at Newcastle University Biosciences Institute (NUBI), within the Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS).  Newcastle University has a long-standing interest in cardiovascular science and medicine, with ongoing investments in imaging, electrophysiology and state-of-the-art animal housing facilities. 

Further enquiries should be sent to the Dean of the Biosciences Institute, Professor Joris Veltman on 

Please submit your CV along with covering statement outlining how you meet the criteria of the role you would like to be considered for, Professor, Reader or Senior Lecturer.


Interviews are scheduled for 14 December 2022
To view the Candidate Briefing Pack please click here




The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.


Requisition ID: 22947