Scientific Lead - Antimicrobial and Antibiotic Research Job in Oxfordshire

Scientific Lead – Antimicrobial and Antibiotic Research


Competitive Salary

2 year post (to end December 2025)


Opportunity to work as a Scientific Lead / Programme Manager with a prestigious research organisation. The project involves researching antimicrobials / antibiotic use within animal health and animal food chains. 

Further details can be provided for the right candidate. Do you meet the following criteria? 


PhD in Microbiology or Veterinary Microbiology.

Extensive relevant post-doctoral experience.

Experience working with industry eg pharma or SMEs desirable.

Familiarity with antimicrobial usage in the veterinary/animal food sector desirable.

Demonstrable team management and leadership skills. Able to supervise PDRAs and DPhil/PhD students and have experience of DPhil/PhD mentorship.

Experience in writing successful grant applications.

Track record in writing high-calibre articles in high-impact papers.

Excellent organisational and project management skills – with the ability to manage a diverse range of activities.

Subject Matter Expert – must possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop research programmes and innovative methods.

Ability to work independently in a complex and changing environment, taking initiative when necessary and prioritising effectively.

Excellent communication skills – oral and written – adapting style to varied audiences (academic and non-academic).

Planning and managing of research budgets.






£52 to 61k

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