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Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor (Reader) in Virology

The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Surrey is seeking to appoint a virologist at Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor (Reader) level to grow and sustain virology research at the University of Surrey, empowering the University research strategy, namely Science delivering global wellbeing and Lifelong Health. As a Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Virology, you will be expected to develop and lead a significant externally funded programme of research in line with the Faculty of Health and Medical Science’s Infection and Immunity research theme strategy, driving new initiatives with potential for interdisciplinary research including collaborations with the School of Biosciences, the new School of Medicine, other University faculties and local partners such as the Pirbright Institute, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Animal Plant and Health Agency, UK Health Security Agency and the Defence Science Technology Laboratory to attract and secure significant research funds.

Within the School of Veterinary Medicine, you will join the Section of Infection and Immunity within the Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences. We are recognised for our expertise in viral diseases such as rabies, One Health and ecology of zoonotic diseases and antimicrobial resistance, and benefit from significant investments in our Veterinary Pathology Centre. In the role you will:

  • Establish and lead a sustainable research group generating high quality publications and demonstrable impact
  • Secure significant research income to support the work of your research group
  • Mentor postgraduate research students and postdoctoral fellows
  • Initiate cross-disciplinary research collaborations allowing novel, multi-disciplinary insights into animal and human health and disease
  • Make high quality, research-led contributions to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching within the School, including on the RCVS-accredited BVMSci veterinary degree course.
Senior faculty
University of Surrey, School of Veterinary Medicine
United Kingdom
Closing date
February 15th, 2024
Posted on
January 21st, 2024 02:14
Last updated
January 21st, 2024 02:14