Lecturer in Medical Microbiology

University of Plymouth
February 27, 2023
Offerd Salary:£36,386 - £51,805
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£36,386 - £51,805 per annum - Grade 7/8

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Lecturer in Medical Microbiology


The School of Biomedical Sciences is one of six schools that form the Faculty of Health at the University of Plymouth. Its programmes are accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists, and the Association for Nutrition. Further details on the School's taught programmes and research activity can be found on our website. The successful candidate will be required to have completed or to undertake study for a teaching qualification.

https: // www. plymouth.ac.uk/schools/biomedical-sciences

The School is looking to appoint a Lecturer in Medical Microbiology. You will contribute to teaching across the range of our programmes, and your enthusiasm for your subject will extend to providing excellent teaching and mentoring at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels, informed by excellent scholarship and your own research experience. You will benefit from a positive and collegiate working environment that values and promotes excellence in all academic activities. The School fosters collaborative research and supports the development of real-world impact.

A key strength is our close relationship with NHS partners and breadth of staff expertise across the faculty. You will have access to some of the best- resourced laboratories in the UK, including the Derriford Research Facility on our North Campus, pursuing research grounded in the real world of clinical health care. You will become a member of the Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research and collaborate with other researchers across the faculty and beyond.

You should be able to provide evidence of a strong motivation towards a career in higher education and the delivery of high quality teaching and research activities. For more specific details, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for the role.

https: // www. plymouth.ac.uk/research/institutes/health

Please complete the application form with all relevant information and demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact the Head of School, Dr Gail Rees, by email [email protected]

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

A relocation package is available with this role (if required).

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 27 March 2023 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

A relocation package may be available to the successful candidate, conditions apply.

The Faculty of Health holds a Silver Athena Swan Award and the University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women's careers in STEMM academia.

Staff appointed within the Faculty of Health may be able to join the NHS pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria.

The University of Plymouth has a strong interdisciplinary research ethos which is supported by our three strategic Research Institutes; the Marine Institute, the Sustainable Earth Institute, and the Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research. As a member of our academic community, you'll be expected to contribute to our recognised research strengths. Working holistically across the University, you will be challenged to innovate, collaborate and deliver impactful research contributions as part of a systems thinking approach to addressing today's global challenges.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+

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