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Research Associate/Fellow in Bacteriophage Biology (Fixed term)

Veterinary Medicine & Science

Sutton Bonington

£30,487 to £33,966 per annum (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (£33966 with relevant PhD).

Closing Date
Wednesday 07 August 2024


Applications are invited for a Research Associate/Fellow in Bacteriophage Biology.  The purpose of this role is to work on a BBSRC-funded collaborative project between the University of Nottingham and University of Leicester on the use of bacteriophage to control Salmonella infections in poultry. The appointee will work with an existing project team of two research fellows to scale up laboratory production of bacteriophage for therapeutic trials. They will also lead the analysis of genomic and metagenomic datasets as well as data of phage-host interactions. They will be responsible for writing up their work for publication in peer-reviewed journals as well as presenting results at national and international conferences. The appointee will have the opportunity to use their initiative and creativity to identify areas for research, develop research methods and extend their research portfolio.

This post is available on a fixed term basis until 28th July 2025. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours). Job share arrangements may be considered.

Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Robert Atterbury or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory basic disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.

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