Job Offer: Reader/Professor in Microbiology

Job Offer: Reader/Professor in Microbiology

Job title: Reader/Professor in Microbiology

Department: Pathology & Infectious Diseases

Location: Guildford

Salary: £63,668 to £104,093 per annum (dependant on experience)

Post Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 06 January 2022

Reference: 074521

The University of Surrey is an international University with a world-class teaching and research profile and an enterprising spirit. Our research seeks to address global challenges, drive innovation, and deliver real-world impact.

Surrey provides an exceptional teaching environment to inspire and empower our students for personal and professional success. Inventive and forward thinking, our heritage shows a recurring theme of doing things differently and achieving notable results.

The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Surrey seeks to recruit a research leader in the discipline of microbiology, with a preference for expertise in bacteriology; to build on existing strengths in veterinary microbiology; to capitalise on cross-disciplinary opportunities within the university and to further enhance the existing relationships with our key research partners.

As a research leader within the school, the appointee will also be expected to contribute to the school and faculty research strategy and further development of the school’s research culture. In addition to research leadership, they will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching within the school, they will showcase cutting-edge microbiology research in their teaching, and they will champion research as a career option for veterinary graduates.

This post is designed to enable a high potential academic to take the next step in their research career, supported with a start-up budget (where appropriate depending on project needs) and a funded PhD studentship.

Interviews will be held week commencing 24th January 2022.

You are welcome to contact Samantha Francis ( if you would like further information or to discuss the post.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.