SCREDS Clinical Lecturer in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Type: Temporary

Date Posted: 45008

Closing Date: 45015

Location: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

Salary: £38,704 to £73,544 per year

SCREDS Clinical Lecturer in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

The University of Aberdeen is committed to the Scottish Clinical Research Excellence Development Scheme ( and the long-term aim of nurturing and developing future clinical academic leaders.

Accordingly, the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition, with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for a higher specialty trainee in Medical Microbiology wishing to pursue such an academic career.

You will join a committed and enthusiastic team of clinicians, researchers, and educators, providing an excellent opportunity to develop expertise through a planned programme of specialty training ensuring professional, academic, and personal development. The post holder will be located on the Foresterhill site.

A start date of March/April 2023 is envisaged.

Aberdeen is unique in having internationally recognised strengths in both biomedical and population-based research and robust partnerships exist between clinical academics and medical science and health service researchers and their colleagues in the health care professions in primary and secondary care. In the past two decades, there has been significant and sustained capital investment (over £250m) in clinical, research and educational facilities on the Foresterhill site, which is jointly owned by the University and the NHS, to support their work. Notable amongst the research infrastructure are staff and equipment in Proteomics, Electron Microscopy, Flow cytometry, Genomics, Analytical facilities, a Human Nutrition Unit, a Medical Stats team, the Centre for Randomised Healthcare Trials, rich datasets and cohorts including the Aberdeen Maternity Neonatal Databank.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Clinical scale for Academics below level of Consultant, £38,704 – £73,544 per annum and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Siladitya Bhattacharya, Head of School,

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa. At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Grant Rae, HR Adviser (e-mail: for further information.

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Job Reference Number: IMS250AX

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 30 March 2023.

The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring. Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.