Senior Lecturer in Microbiology and Biotechnology

University of Bedfordshire

United Kingdom

September 26, 2022


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Senior Lecturer in Microbiology and Biotechnology

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Grade 8, £44,737 to £53,352 per annum


Permanent, Full-Time 

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The University of Bedfordshire is continuing the development of academic programmes in the School of Life Sciences at its University Square Campus in Luton aligned to the recent development of a new £40 million STEM building. We are looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Microbiology to actively contribute to the development and delivery of courses in the microbiology, biotechnology and allied health areas as part of the School's academic programmes. The School currently boasts a team of dynamic research active staff with expertise in the areas of biomedical, biological and environmental sciences. School of Life Sciences staff members are also affiliated to our research institute iBEST, Institute of Biomedical and Environmental Science and Technology (https: // www.

Successful candidate will hold a PhD in the relevant subject area and an appropriate level of UK-HE teaching, curriculum development and research experience as detailed in the job description and the person specification. The post-holder will develop, deliver and coordinate units within our suite of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the subject area, and act as course co-ordinator including course enhancement work. In addition, staff will be expected to contribute to academic development work (e.g. development of new units and courses) including research and enterprise. This includes the supervision of BSc/MSc project students and postgraduate research students. The post-holder will have a broad breadth of academic expertise in microbiology and biotechnology areas mainly allied to health. This includes medical microbiology; microbes in health and disease; molecular and diagnostic microbiology; applied microbiology; molecular biology, genomics and genetic engineering, innovations in biosciences and biotechnology and biomaterials and allied areas such as environmental hygiene and health. Broader experience and interests aligned to UN-SDGs in the context of health, food and the environment and allied socioeconomic impact is particularly desirable.

Further particulars of the School of Life Sciences can be found at:

https: // www.

Informal enquiries can be made to the Head of School of Life Sciences:

Professor Prasad S. Sreenivasaprasad at

Interviews will be held on 14 October 2022

For a full job description and person specification please click here

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.

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About the employer

The University of Bedfordshire is located in Luton Bedfordshire United Kingdom. This university was founded in 1882 but it achieved the position of a university in 1992 and was known as the University of Luton. This is a public university....