Lecturer in Biological Physics job with KINGS COLLEGE LONDON
The Department of Physics is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Biophysics to undertake cutting-edge research in the area of Biological Physics within the Biological Physics and Soft Matter (BPSM) Group and play a leading role in the delivery of high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programs. . The incumbent will have research interests in experimental and/or theoretical biophysics with the aim of consolidating and diversifying existing research within the Department, which currently includes experimental work in super-resolution imaging; fluorescence microscopy; Atomic force microscopy, Raman spectroscopy; the mechanics of single molecules and cells and the physical principles of immunology, combined with coarse-grained and all-atoms simulations. To this end, areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, mechanobiology, molecular motors, natural and nature-inspired molecular machines, statistical mechanics, and bio-inspired active matter.
The Department of Physics has a distinguished scientific tradition since its founding in 1829. We are committed to excellence in education and research with a wide variety of research-oriented bachelor’s, master’s and postgraduate programs.
The Department of Physics at King’s College London is diverse, international and friendly with a positive atmosphere of collaboration and support between research groups. We currently hold a Silver Athena Swan Award and Institute of Physics (IOP) Juno Champion status. We provide a welcoming environment and welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life.
Celebrating diversity and supporting staff is important to us and we offer a range of arrangements including flexible working, care support (including a Parents and Carers Fund and the Career Development Fund for Carers ), training and a variety of diversity and inclusion networks. Staff can request flexible working to help them balance the demands of their work and personal commitments and we offer comprehensive leave policies for parental, adoption, surrogacy, dependent and shared leave.
The Faculty of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering (NMES) includes Chemistry, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics – all departments are highly rated in research activities and have a wide range of educational programs. The university invests in NMES and the number of students and employees increases. Our staff come from over 45 countries and 56% of our students come from outside the UK. KCL staff are primarily located at the Strand campus in the heart of central London, more details available at https://www.kcl.ac.uk/nms and https://www.kcl.ac.uk/physics
This position will be offered on a permanent contract.
This is a full-time position – 100% full-time equivalent