University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (E&R) in Health Data Science and/or Genomics

United Kingdom

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The starting salary for a Lecturer will be from £41,732 on Grade (F) and from £49,794 on grade (G) for Senior Lecturers, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (E&R) in Health Data Science and/or Genomics

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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences – Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

We are recruiting for a Senior Lecturer or Lecturer to join our data science and genetics research capacity, as a result of substantial investment and recent grant successes.

We are at the forefront of genetics and data science research, offering a vibrant research environment with cutting-edge facilities for human genomics research. Our commitment to progressive research and excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate education is firmly anchored in our current expertise in the field.

About the role

We are offering a permanent academic position at either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, providing you with the platform to contribute and grow in our dynamic academic community.

Your Expertise, Our Future

We welcome applications from experts in statistical genomics, genetic epidemiology, epigenetics, data science and AI, and we are particularly interested in hearing from individuals and teams with strengths in functional and/or translational genomics whose work aligns with and enhances our existing strengths . Together, we can drive innovation and make a real difference in the world of genetics and data science. The University of Exeter offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and ambitious research environment, all while being surrounded by the breath-taking beauty of Devon and Cornwall.

Research in the department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences is focused on understanding the mechanisms and treatment of human disease and has an exceptional record in human genomics research. You will join a vibrant community of scientists and clinicians with expertise in genetic epidemiology, epigenetics, data science, and cell biology working on a range of human conditions including mental illness, dementia, diabetes, reproductive health, obesity, and respiratory disease.

Join Us in Shaping the Future

We are seeking individuals who are as enthusiastic about their future as we are about ours. If you are excited by the prospect of applying your expertise in the field and contributing to our leading research-inspired undergraduate and postgraduate programs particularly in the areas of data science and genomics, we want to hear from you!

For more information about the Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, visit our website here.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99 percent of our research is of international quality and 47 percent is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Before submitting an application you may wish to arrange an

    informal discussion with one of the team in the Department. Please email Head of Department, Prof Jon Brown at [email protected]

    Job details


    Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (E&R) in Health Data Science and/or Genomics


    University of Exeter


    United Kingdom


    May 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    July 07, 2024

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    Biology,Chemistry,Computer Science,Mathematics,Medicine,Physics

    About the employer

    The University of Exeter is a public university that focuses on research. It was established in the year 1955. In 1851, it was first formed as Schools of Science and Art. In 1900, its name was then changed to the Royal Albert Memorial College which later converted into a university college of the southwest in the year 1922. And finally, it received its authorization in 1955 as the University of Exeter.

    The university is a part of the Russell Group which contains the top research-intensive universities of United Kingdom and has a total of 3 campuses. Out of all 3, Streatham is the largest campus by area as it contains most of the university's executive buildings.

    Also, it is considered as one of the most beautiful buildings in the nation. Moreover, the Penryn campus is associated with Falmouth University as per a combined initiative.

    The University has more than 25,263 student population who are coming from over 130 different nations. The university organizes its educational and administrative departments into 6 scholastic colleges. There are many research centres and institutes inside the campus. There are more than 200 student societies including creative writing, theatre club, Socialist Students societies, Poker Society and Conservative Future society. The university maintains an athletic union which is responsible for organizing and administrating all the sports activities fairly and actively. The union governs more than 50 sports clubs which have around 5,000 students.

    The university has a great alumni base and actively connects with more than 125,000 alumni in 183 countries across the world. The graduates have been working in different fields. From globally known business leaders and lawyers to inspiring leaders and teachers to highly praised members of the press and artists, this university has proudly touched the lives of its alumni. Some of the much-known alumni of the university are J.K. Rowling (author- famous for Harry Potter series), Ameenah Gurib (Mauritius's 6th President) and Abdullah Gül (Turkey's 11th President).

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