Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Microbial Biotechnology: UK

The School of Biological Sciences is seeking to appoint a committed individual to a full time permanent Lecturer or Senior Lectureship in the area of Microbial Biotechnology. The Department is based within the Faculty of Science and holds strong teaching and research links with many areas of the Faculty including the Institute of Biological and Biomolecular Sciences (IBBS). The successful candidate will contribute to the Department across its teaching, research and innovation activities; this includes our undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate courses in the area of biological sciences, particularly delivering classes in general microbiology and biotechnology and research aligned with the research interest of IBBS in these broad areas.
The successful applicant will be expected to engage in the full range of academic duties associated with this academic role; these include
  • the ability to produce research to a standard that is REF returnable via collaboration within and outside the University
  • capability for securing grants and income generation
  • teaching and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students (e.g., MRes, MSc and PhD)
  • capability to contribute to the vocational relevance of our curriculum pathways in accordance with University strategy
In addition to holding a PhD and having published in relevant peer-review journals, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who are able to significantly contribute to our existing and emerging department-wide research and innovation activities.
For informal enquiries contact Dr Darren Mernagh, Head of School of Biological Sciences at
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