Lecturer in Clinical Microbiology
Within the School, the Department of Biomedical Science and Physiology delivers high quality teaching across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes offering integrated placement year opportunities in research, medical and commercial settings. The Department of Biomedical Science and Physiology delivers a highly successful portfolio of IBMS accredited Biomedical Science courses, and as such, we seek to appoint a full time Lecturer Clinical Microbiology. You will possess the depth and breadth of knowledge to contribute to teaching, research and assessment on the BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science award, and related programmes, and will preferably be registered with the IBMS, HCPC or be a member of a relevant PSRB. You should have a first degree or equivalent in a related discipline and either a Masters or a PhD or significant professional practice experience in Clinical Microbiology. You will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and have a track record of research in Clinical Microbiology or a related area and will engage across a range of university wide research institutes and centres. You will have an ability to attract other world-class academics to the institution, develop an innovative independent research agenda and demonstrate the ability to lead a research group. The need to provide inspiring education and expand research collaborations are essential. You will demonstrate an interest in developing pedagogic strategies which will complement or enhance teaching and learning within the Faculty, and will contribute significantly to the pedagogical development of our Biomedical Science programmes, as well as contributing to placement selection/assessment activities, ensuring high quality, supervised experiential learning during the degree. Good communication and organisational skills are essential attributes.
We are committed to promoting and developing a culture of excellence, diversity and mutual respect that supports all of our staff and students and welcome applications from all sections of society.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact the Head of Department, Dr Liz O’Gara on 01902 321394, or the Head of Wolverhampton School of Sciences, Prof. Gary Hix, on 01902 322365.
The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.