Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Biological Sciences
Applications have been invited for the ‘Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellowships’ in a Department in the School of the Biological Sciences (SBS) at the University of Cambridge to be operational from 1st October, 2020 or otherwise by negotiation.
Four fellowships will be awarded to pursue research on a full-time basis in Cambridge.
Preference will be given to those working at the interface with the physical sciences (for example using computational, engineering, mathematical, synthetic biology or systems biology approaches) and who have or can develop appropriate links with colleagues in the physical sciences. The Fellowships are tenable up to three years. The Fellowship stipend will be on the University's Postdoctoral Research Associate scale, currently between £32,816-£40,322per annum, with an annual research allowance of up to £15,000.
Applicants should have obtained their PhD degree/equivalent, within the last three years at any university but normally excluding Cambridge and Harvard. Fellowships can only be offered to those with less than three years of postdoctoral experience by the time the award is taken up. The funds for this post are available for 3 years.
Applications are to be submitted latest by 31st December 2019 at https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/23532/
Application should include (i) Department support letter (ii) Research project summary (iii) Research project description (iv) Curriculum vitae (v) References
Successful candidates will be contacted by 20th March, 2020.
More information about the School of the Biological Sciences and its Departments can be found at http://www.bio.cam.ac.uk/