Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Plant-Microbe Interactions

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Bath, ENGLAND
Deadline: 16 Apr 2017

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Biology & Biochemistry
Salary:  Starting from £39,324, rising to £46,924
Placed On:  Wednesday 15 March 2017
Closing Date:  Sunday 16 April 2017
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  SF4736

The Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, seeks outstanding candidates for a lectureship (tenured) in plant-microbe interactions. This post will strengthen our research and teaching in the critically important fields of plant disease management and food security and promote interdisciplinary research through collaboration with the new Milner Centre for Evolution and the Centre for Mathematical Biology.

It is favourable that applicants have experience researching pathogenic or beneficial interactions between microorganism’s and their plant host, particularly with relevance to agriculture, but will also consider applicants with expertise in other relevant areas of plant molecular biology or genetics. The appointee will deliver plant pathology and plant biotechnology teaching.

The successful candidate should have an excellent track record in publishing original research and ideally have demonstrated ability to attract funding. After successful completion of a 3 year probation period this position will be tenured.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Infection and Immunity Research Theme leader Dr Susanne Gebhard (S.Gebhard@bath.ac.uk) .

The University of Bath and our Department, which both hold Athena SWAN Bronze awards, are committed to equality of opportunity. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, including women.

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
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