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Bacteriologist, Specialist in Antimicrobial Resistance

Defra - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Location: London, Hybrid
Salary: £35,857 to £38,551
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th February 2024
Closes: 26th February 2024
Job Ref: 339516

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) is an executive agency of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, and works on behalf of the Scottish Government and Welsh Government. Our diverse teams of over 3,000 skilled and committed professionals come together to provide research, advice and support to UK Government for safeguarding animal, public and plant health for benefit of the environment and economy.

The AMR & Virulence Characterisation team within the Department of Bacteriology is seeking applicants with expertise in bacteriology and molecular biology, specialising in antimicrobial resistance. They will manage the day to day running of a laboratory conducting surveillance and research into AMR in bacteria occurring in animals and assist in the development of approaches to detect, characterise and evaluate AMR bacteria in animals, the environment or other matrices.

Applicants with experience of working on AMR in E. coli or other bacteria within a microbiological/molecular diagnostic surveillance or research are required. They must have experience in the managing the day to day running of a diagnostic lab, production of written scientific outputs & experience of leading own work and those of others.

Applicants should have a MSc or PhD in Microbiology or other bioscience area relevant to post.

A full job specification and role requirements can be found attached to this vacancy.

Inclusion, support and the development of our people matter to us. We aim to support the career and personal wellbeing of everyone in APHA. Our benefits include generous annual leave, a contributory pension, staff bonuses and recognition, salary sacrifice benefit options, and an employee discount scheme. We also offer flexible working.

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The Weybridge site is a strategically important national asset due to its role as a reference laboratory supporting the Government’s response to national emergencies including disease outbreaks. For this reason, all postholders based at the APHA Weybridge site must hold a valid Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) security clearance or above. It is up to each person applying for a post at APHA Weybridge to ensure they meet the CTC residency criteria. Applicants must be currently resident in the UK & have a minimum of 3 years continuous UK residency. If you cannot meet this criteria CTC clearance will not be possible as this is part of pre-employment checks before taking up the post.

Closing date: Apply before 11:55pm on Monday 26 February 2024.

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