Faculty positions are available at University of Dundee, UK in the Division of Molecular Microbiology. The positions range from lecturer, senior lecturer, reader to professor. Division of Molecular Microbiology is looking to expand its microbiology research and teaching program by employing new staff members. The division is specifically interested in applications from candidates with expertise and background in fundamental or applied molecular bacteriology.


University of Dundee, ranked 302 in the world (Top QS world university rankings) was established in 1881 as a university college and later on became an independent institute in 1967. The university has a student enrollment of more than 15,000 and consists of 10 schools and colleges; Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, School of Business, School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, School of Education and Social Work, School of Science and Engineering, School of Humanities, School of Life Sciences, School of Social Sciences.

Division of Molecular Microbiology is one of the 80 research groups in the School of Life science at Dundee. The division ranks in the top 10 worldwide in terms of institutes for citations per article. State of the art technologies are available to pursue research in microbiology, including; genomics, high-end imaging, structural biology, cell sorting, proteomics and data analysis capabilities.

Successful applicants are provided with a startup package by entering the university’s tenure track faculty position. The startup package includes financial support for relocation and purchase of essential instrumentation.

Requirements for Faculty positions

  • PhD in microbiology or a relevant discipline
  • Plan/establish an externally funded research program (which enhances our current research expertise) at a level equal to the career stage
  • Contribution to academic activities at a level equal to the career stage (lecture delivery, tutorials, mentoring, training and supervision of students)
  • Contribution to administrative duties in accordance with the Head of the Division/Dean of the School of Life Sciences.


To apply for these positions, prospective candidates should submit a complete CV with list of publications and preprints, names/contact details for 3 referees should also be included along with a summary of future research plans (max. 2 pages).

The above mentioned documents should be submitted in a single PDF document.

For further information or queries, applicants can contact:

Nicola Stanley-Wall (n.r.stanleywall@dundee.ac.uk)
Sarah Coulthurst (s.j.coulthurst@dundee.ac.uk)


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