Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Molecular and Genomic Microbiology

Cardiff University

The School of Biosciences are appointing to an open-ended post on the Teaching and Research career pathway at Lecturer (Grade 7) or Senior Lecturer/Reader (Grade 8) depending on level of experience and track record.

Applicants should have a strong and innovative research portfolio in molecular and/or genomic aspects of microbiology, in an area of microbiome, environmental, applied or biomedical microbiology. Applicants should demonstrate the application of cutting-edge approaches particularly microbiome, ‘omic (genomic, transcriptomic, proteomics), informatics, systems modelling or data-driven approaches. Applicants able to demonstrate collaborative potential across the School’s Research Divisions are particularly welcome.

The appointee will contribute to:

  • The research output of the School through carrying out a vigorous programme of externally funded research, leading to the publishing of work in high-quality journals
  • The research environment of the Division and School through an open and interactive approach, underpinned by networking and collaboration
  • The teaching programmes of the School by delivering high-quality research-led teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in microbiology, genomics and related areas, and supervising students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Academic administrative duties.

The School of Biosciences is one of the largest biological and biomedical science departments in the UK with nearly 100 academic staff and a wide range of research across whole organism and ecosystem biology, molecular biosciences, biomedical research and neuroscience. The School has invested in new research laboratories and in state-of-the-art equipment provided through “Technology Research Hubs” (see www.cardiff.ac.uk/biosciences/research/technology-research-hubs), and is now seeking to recruit ambitious and engaged staff aligned with a new forward-looking research strategy. The School is proud of its Athena Swan Silver award and actively promotes inclusion and diversity.

As stated above this, post is for a full time and open-ended appointment on the Teaching and Research pathway in the School of Biosciences.

Salary (depending on experience and track record):

Grade 7: £41,212 - £47,722 per annum or
Grade 8: £49,149 - £56,950 per annum

Date advert posted: Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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