Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Microbiology
Clifton Campus

Job reference: 008323

Location: Clifton Campus

Closing date: 17/02/2021

Salary : Grade H/I (£34,304 - £50,296 p.a.)

Employment type: Permanent

Team: Biosciences

School / Directorate : School of Science & Technology

Lecturer Salary from £33,797 p.a 
Senior Lecturer Salary from £39,152 p.a 

The level of appointment would be determined by the selection panel following an interview. 

NTU has a thriving academic community, and it’s one where you’ll feel truly valued. We know our academics are central to our success as an award-winning university, and research centre of excellence.

Our rise up the league tables in recent years, alongside a number of prestigious national awards, demonstrate the potential that creating and forging excellent partnerships, while harnessing the talents of all our people, can bring. Most notably we have achieved a gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework and been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our pioneering research. Now we’re looking for more passionate, ambitious people to join us.

If you are in the early stages of an academic career and are considering joining NTU, then our Early Career Academic Development Programme could be just right for you.

If you are considering joining NTU as a Senior Lecturer you will benefit from our Senior Lecturer Career Framework, which recognises and rewards you based on your performance, contribution and achievement, and offers the opportunity of faster salary progression compared to the industry average.

We seek a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Microbiology (Teaching and Research). You will support microbiology teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels across our range of bioscience courses. You will have an enthusiastic approach to education and will help further develop the digital literacy, problem solving and data analytical skills of our students as we increase our blended learning offering, combining high quality face-to-face and online activities. The success of our courses is linked to our continual development and improvement of innovative and effective learning experiences to support student progression, attainment and employability. Following on from the success of accreditation of our BSc and MBiol Bioscience courses by the Royal Society of Biology, the Microbiology team require additional expertise to support research-orientated teaching. We are particularly keen to hear from microbiologists with expertise in medical microbiology or virology, with the ability to support students in the completion of research projects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

You will have a PhD in Microbiology or a relevant discipline and expertise in one or more of the following areas: clinical microbiology, medical microbiology, molecular microbiology, virology, public health microbiology. You will also have an emerging record in research that complements our existing strengths in the Antimicrobial Resistance, Omics and Microbiota research group https://www.arom-ntu.net/about_arom.html, including microbial pathogenesis, antimicrobials, population genomics, epidemiology, diversity of the human gut microbiota, host-microbiome and predator-prey interactions, evolution of virulence and plasmid biology.

You will work within our rapidly evolving Clifton Campus, a multi-award-winning site including a recently opened interdisciplinary science and technology building, with state-of-the-art bioscience research and teaching labs. In addition, a medical technology innovation facility and a building for engineering recently opened. 

We are building the University of the future. We are doing this through empowering and creating opportunity for all our students and staff so as they may learn, discover and enrich society locally, nationally and internationally. Our success is demonstrated by many accolades, including a TEF Gold Award, The Guardian University of the Year for 2019, The Times and The Sunday Times Modern University of the Year in 2018 and the THE University of the Year for 2017. Investment in people and facilities is a cornerstone to our success, including over £60 million in teaching and research facilities in the School of Science and Technology since 2016.

Please apply online, submitting a single document to include a full CV, a Teaching Statement, a Scholarly Research Statement and a Covering Letter addressing your suitability for the role outlined in the associated Job Description and Person Specification.

Closing Date: 17 Feb 2021
Interview Date: to be confirmed

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Beverley Peel, acting Head of Biosciences via email at  beverley.peel@ntu.ac.uk or Jody Winter, Microbiology Subject Group Leader at  jody.winter@ntu.ac.uk.​​​​​​​

This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

We’re proud of how far we’ve come. With a shared vision, we are a community of more than 4,000 colleagues, all committed to our goal of becoming ‘the university of the future’. Do you have the passion to help us to go even further? www.ntu.ac.uk


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