Consultant in Medical Microbiology

Liverpool, Merseyside
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
11 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited to apply for a full-time substantive (10PA) consultant post in Medical Microbiology within Liverpool Clinical Laboratories (LCL). The post will be part of the LCL pool of consultant Microbiologists and will be expected to deliver the clinical collaborative consults service at Royal Liverpool University Hospital and/or Aintree University Hospital. Further duties include telephone advisory service, authorisation of reports and laboratory liaison from the hub laboratory located in Royal Liverpool University Hospital. Working across sites served by LCL will be expected, including Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool Women’s Hospital and The Walton Centre. Other commitments can be organised by agreement of the Clinical Director of Infection and Immunity.

The Department is scheduled to move into a new laboratory building in 2020. The department has fully embraced new technologies and has implemented a fully automated bacteriology processing and imaging system (Kiestra-total laboratory automation) and Maldi-ToF. The department provides undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and there are close links with the University of Liverpool.

Liverpool is a friendly, vibrant city with a wide range of cultural activities and easy access to North Wales and the Lake District. A new £450 million hospital, including a laboratory block, is being built adjacent to the current Royal Liverpool University Hospital and will open in 2020.

All applicants must possess FRCPath or equivalent, GMC registration, be on the Specialist Register within six months of interview and have training and experience in Microbiology. Any candidate who is unable to work full time for personal reasons will be eligible for the post.

Dr Jenifer Mason, Clinical Director, Department of Infection and Immunity, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital:; Tel: 0151 706 4410

Interview date: 14th or 15th February 2019

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Jenifer Mason (Clinical Director, Infection and Immunity, LCL). Telephone 0151 706 4410 email

Dr James Anson (Medical Director, LCL). Telephone 0151 706 4410, email

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