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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Microbiology


Microbiology, immunology, and virology are exciting areas of research. As basic biological sciences, they are at the forefront of research into life processes.

The Role

Applications are invited from outstanding PhD-qualified candidates for this confirmation path (tenure-track) position within our research-driven department.

As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, you will contribute to the academic excellence and diversity of the Department through research and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

We seek an appointee who:

* Will develop an independent research programme that complements existing research strengths in the department 
   or brings a new area of research to the department within the discipline of Microbiology.
* Has demonstrated excellence in research, as indicated by publication in reputable peer-reviewed journals.
* Has the ability to attract grant funding.
* Is able to teach across a broad range of Microbiology topics.

How to apply

Applications quoting reference number 1701514 will close on Monday, 2 October 2017.


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