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Lecturer (Teaching) in Infection and Immunity (fixed-term post)

Job title Lecturer (Teaching) in Infection and Immunity (fixed-term post)

Department Life Sciences

Salary Starting from £34,304, rising to £40,927

Grade Grade 7

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2119

Placed on Wednesday 27 July 2022

Closing date Sunday 21 August 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC9489R

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We are seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer (Education) in Microbiology. You will deliver diverse teaching and assessment across our programmes but with an emphasis on Infection and Immunity.

The creation of our new Department of Life Sciences makes this an exciting time to join us to build on our teaching that consistently receives very high student satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey (NSS). You will join a highly collegiate group of microbiologists and receive career development support.

If you have a passion for teaching and looking to develop your teaching career we'd love to hear from you!

You will have a PhD in microbiology, or in a related subject area with postdoctoral experience in microbiology, and some experience in supporting undergraduate teaching.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to either Professor Andrew Preston ( or Dr Chris Todd (

This is a fixed-term role for 22 months from September 2022 - June 2024.

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award and we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups.

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Visa information:

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Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.