Research Fellow, School of Biosciences and Medicine

Guildford, United Kingdom
£32,236 to £36,261 per annum
15 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
11 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Biosciences & Medicine

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £32,236 to £36,261 per annum
Fixed Term
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Thursday 11 April 2019
Interview Date:      See advert

We are excited to invite applications for a Research Fellow position in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey. You will be part of a team of scientists undertaking research in a vibrant, inter-disciplinary environment with a strong international reputation.

This project is a collaboration between the University of Surrey, our commercial partner, Molecular Warehouse, and the University of Shanghai Jiao Tong University Medical School in China, as well as several hospitals in Shanghai and a Chinese commercial partner. The project aim is to develop hand-held smartphone-based devices for both rapid diagnosis and also therapeutic drug monitoring of patients suffering from drug-resistant gram-negative infections.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in microbiology and molecular biology. You will be an important member of a research team focused on understanding AMR and developing novel approaches to control of drug-resistance.

The post holder may be required to travel in the UK and to China, and work closely with colleagues at the collaborating institutes.

In addition to your salary, you will receive pension contributions via the Universities Superannuation Scheme, a generous annual leave entitlement, relocation assistance where appropriate, an attractive research environment, and access to a variety of staff development opportunities. Furthermore, our benefit packages include, generous pension and salary sacrifice to the on-site campus nursery.

For an informal discussion or further details, please contact:

Professor Johnjoe McFadden –

Interviews will be held week commencing 15th April 2019

Please note, it is University Policy to offer a starting salary equivalent to L3.6 (£31,302) per annum (full time) to successful applicants which have been awarded, but are yet to receive their PhD certificate. Once the verified original PhD certificate has been submitted to the local HR Dept, the salary will be increased to Level 4.1 (£32,236) per annum (full time).

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

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