Associate Professor/Professor in Microbiology (Teaching and Research)

Nottingham Trent University
West Midlands Region
See special conditions
03 Jul 2017
24 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Associate Professor/Professor in Microbiology (Teaching and Research)
Post Ref No: S3836
College of Science and Technology
School of Science and Technology
Salary: See special conditions
Clifton Campus

Special conditions:

Salary Information

Associate Professor Band: GBP48,327 - GBP55,998 per annum
Professor Band 1: GBP61,057 - GBP65,162 per annum
Professor Band 2: GBP67,727 - GBP72,858 per annum
Professor Band 3: GBP78,502 - GBP86,198 per annum

We are seeking an outstanding individual at Professorial level, although will consider Associate Professor, to further develop and deliver the School's research strategy in the area of Microbiology. The appointed individual will also provide research leadership, further enhance research reputation and culture and support the Pathogen Research Group at NTU with current strengths in host-pathogen interactions, the evolution of pathogenesis, antimicrobial resistance & novel antimicrobials. An expert in host-pathogen interactions, antimicrobial resistance, pathogen evolution, or microbiome research has been identified as being required to complement current activities. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape developments in both research and teaching within the Bioscience Department which is the largest department in the School of Science and Technology.

Nottingham Trent University is renowned for leading edge research, strong links with industry and its excellent teaching that shape lives and society. Research in the School of Science and Technology is extremely strong in terms of high quality outputs, funding income, and international impact. For example, our work on food security, both in terms of food fraud and safer feed for babies, was recognised by a Queen's Anniversary Award for Higher Education in 2015. A key strength of the School is its collegial, multi-disciplinary approach with scientists and engineers collaborating extensively. We pride ourselves on our excellent teaching, which aims to be innovative and relevant. It is highly regarded, with our STEM subjects performing consistently well in the National Student Survey.

To apply, please submit a single document to include a full CV, a Teaching Statement, a Research Statement and a Covering Letter addressing your suitability for the role outlined in the associated Job Description and Person Specification. If the 1MB file size restriction makes this difficult or impossible, please email all your supporting documentation by clicking on the 'Apply' button.

When completing your application, please ensure that you identify which level you wish to be considered for; Associate Professor or Professor.

Closing date: 23 July 2017

For any specific queries in relation to this position please contact:

Professor Philip McTernan, Head of DeparTment, Biosciences (0) or or Professor Ellen Billett, Biomedical Sciences Research Unit Coordinator, on (0) or .

To submit an online application for this position please visit .

Further application details are available at . If you require documentation in alternative formats (e.g. Braille, large print) please contact us at .

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.