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Senior Lecturer (Diabetes and Cardiovascular Science)

The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 13 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role within the university’s Executive Office, located in Inverness.


Senior Lecturer - Diabetes and Cardiovascular Science

£41,909 to £48,586 per annum

Funding secured until 2021


Realise your ambitions in research and teaching at a university like no other, and enjoy a lifestyle that is just as unique.


Discover a different world

There is nowhere on earth quite like the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. One of the most stunning areas of natural beauty on the planet, our historic communities, striking peaks, wild valleys and deep lochs are rich in cultural heritage.


We are also home to much of what is best in today’s world - from excellent schools and first-class healthcare, to a well-developed transport infrastructure, and superbly-situated, high-quality homes. With investment in digital connectivity through a state-of-the-art telecoms network, and in green energy from hydro-electric dams, we are embracing tomorrow.


Whether you love kayaking or woodland walking, fine dining or live performance, you will discover a wealth of opportunity among our urban centres and rural communities alike.


The University of the Highlands and Islands is equally distinctive. We are the UK’s leading integrated university; a partnership of 13 independent colleges and research institutions offering both further and higher education. Our innovative approach to learning, and our distinctive research and curriculum, underpin thriving businesses and economic prosperity. We are locally based and rooted in communities, yet with national and international reach.


Here, you will discover space to spread your wings and live life to the full.


Your role

Our Free Radical Research Facility is the ideal home for your groundbreaking explorations of the role of free radicals and inflammation in diabetes and cardiovascular research. Here, you will lead and manage a portfolio of projects that will develop our research and consultancy profile not just locally and nationally, but on the global stage. Managing and mentoring junior researchers, you will develop and grow a high performing team. Along the way, you will benefit from a multi-million pound investment by the development agency, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, which will expand our Health Research team and develop a fully-fledged School of Health. You will also play a crucial role in developing and delivering postgraduate and undergraduate modules and programmes.


Your credentials

Together with a relevant PhD, your experience in diabetes or cardiovascular science research has led to an excellent publication record. Your research can be confidently classified as internationally excellent, or even world leading. You will bring to the role experience of developing and teaching modules, supervising PhDs, securing and managing grants, and working on collaborative projects. Flexible, diligent, ambitious and innovative, it is your communication skills that set you apart.


The closing date is Monday 14 November 2016.

Interviews will be held in Inverness at a later date.


Further details


If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Personnel Office at personnel@uhi.ac.uk or on 01463 279214.