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Lecturer in Life Sciences (Biomedical Science)
Ref. 50065183

£43,611 to £48,433 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Central London

The available posts are full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week; applications to work on a part-time (fractional) basis will also be welcomed and considered.

We wish to recruit six new lecturers in Biomedical Science, one to each of the following disciplines:

Cellular Pathology
Clinical Biochemistry
Clinical Immunology
Medical Genetics & Genomics
Haematology/ Transfusion Science
Medical Microbiology

Applicants should indicate clearly on the application form which of the above posts they are applying for and your application should demonstrate current relevant expertise in that discipline and its application to human disease diagnosis and treatment. A passion for teaching, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level is essential, along with a proven ability to contribute to research and/or knowledge exchange/ professional expertise in the subject area as evidenced through high-quality publications, professional body contributions, presentations at meetings etc. 

The appointees will join the academic staff of the School of Life Sciences, which has a wide reputation for teaching, knowledge exchange and research in the heart of London. The School hosts a suite of well-established foundation, undergraduate (BSc) and postgraduate (Masters) courses for both full-time and part-time students.  

The appointees will contribute to Biomedical Science and other programmes in the School of Life Sciences, complementing and strengthening the existing teaching team.  Our undergraduate and postgraduate Biomedical Science programmes include the BSc Applied Biomedical Science Apprenticeship (Part Time), BSc Biomedical Science and MSc Biomedical Science programmes, all of which are accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).  The BSc Applied Biomedical Science programme is also approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The School of Life Sciences also delivers undergraduate programmes in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Medical Sciences and Pharmacology and Physiology which, along with the undergraduate Biomedical Science programmes, are accredited by the Royal Society of Biology (RSB). 

The School offers an exciting range of undergraduate degrees, postgraduate degrees and short courses with plans to grow its apprenticeship provision.  Located within Fitzrovia in Central London, the School supports more than 2000 diverse, multicultural students. In addition to a variety of established industry sector links, the school hosts a vibrant research community; including ten research groups, three research centres, an overarching cross university research institute (The Institute for Healthy Urban Living) and has plans for further growth and reputation building. 

As a team member, you will work closely with colleagues across the School and wider University, to maintain the highest quality of teaching, assessment and student pastoral support, providing the best possible experience to School users (primarily students and academic and research staff) in the delivery of the School’s core activities.

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We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on 27 February 2023

Interviews are likely to be held on: To be Confirmed

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