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Lecturer of Infectious Diseases

Keele University - Faculty of Natural Sciences School of Life Sciences

Location: Keele
Salary: £35,210 to £40,792
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th May 2019
Closes: 24th June 2019
Job Ref: KU00001131

Salary in the range: Grade 7a: £35,210 - £40,792 

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an individual to continue to develop their research in a buoyant and expanding School of Life Sciences. We are looking to appoint a research-active person with expertise in infectious diseases, particularly vector borne pathogens.

You will have a Ph.D. and expertise in the biology of infectious diseases which compliments the research profile of the School of Life Sciences in insect vectors/entomology and infectious pathogens including virus, bacteria and parasitic organisms. You will develop your international research profile by developing in time a world leading research group within the School. You would be expected to complement existing research activities in the School and the wider University.

Applications are therefore welcomed from individuals committed to high-quality research and teaching with a good track record of achievement. It is our expectation that you will qualify for inclusion in future Research Excellence Framework submissions in the UK. You will be able to incorporate your knowledge and experience of the discipline into exciting learning experiences for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

For informal enquiries please contact Prof. Dave Hoole, Head of School of Life Sciences, Tel: 01782 733673; Email:

Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce. We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from women for this role.  

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. 

Please note this appointment is subject to medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider.

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Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link. 

Closing date for applications: 24June 2019

Post reference: KU00001131

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