Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences (Education and Scholarship) - University of Exeter

Vacancy Reference Number
P68052
Closing Date
25 Jun 2019
Salary
The starting salary for Lecturer will be from £35,211 up to £39,609 on Grade F. Senior Lecturer will be from £44,559 up to £50,132 on Grade G, depending on qualifications and experience
Address
College of Medicine & Health, University of Exeter
Duration
Permanent

This full time post is available from 2 September 2019 on a permanent basis. 

You will possess the depth and breadth of specialist knowledge, in order to teach and support learning in this academic area (demonstrated by a PhD in general biomedical sciences). You will have a consistent track record of excellent teaching across a variety of modules and levels within your discipline as might be expected of an experienced educator, of evidence of potential teaching excellence, if you are starting to develop your education portfolio. You will use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students.  You will develop and personally deliver teaching sessions for students whilst also contributing to the development of life sciences in relation to human anatomy and physiology content within our curriculums.

The role

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer with a particular interest general biomedical science as well as Pharmacology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Human Physiology, or any of their related sub-disciplines. Also, candidates with backgrounds in other areas such as neuroscience and genetics/genomics may also be considered.

The post will include the design, development and delivery of a range of modules or programmes at various levels; applying innovative and appropriate teaching techniques; participating in and developing external networks; identifying sources of funding and securing funds for own scholarly activities and providing academic leadership to those working within programme areas.  Staff at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level are expected to work towards Fellow/Senior Fellow/Principal Fellow of the HEA as appropriate and to attend formal CPD relating to this.

About you

For a Senior Lecturer post you will:

• Possess a depth or breadth of specialist knowledge demonstrated by a PhD in an area of biomedical sciences and of the core knowledge relating to either human physiology, immunology, pharmacology, biochemistry or neuroscience area in order to teach and support learning on a wide range of academic and project-based modules. 
• Have a consistent track record of excellent teaching across a variety of modules and levels within your discipline as might be expected of a very experienced HE Teacher.
• Contribute to the design, development and delivery a range of modules or programmes at various levels; applying innovative and appropriate teaching techniques; identifying sources of funding and securing funds for own scholarly activities and providing academic leadership to those working within programme areas.
• Be expected to work towards Principle Fellow of the HEA and to attend formal CPD relating to this.

For Lecturer you will:

• Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist and core knowledge in the discipline, demonstrated by a PhD or equivalent in an area of biomedical sciences and of the core knowledge relating to either human physiology, immunology, pharmacology, biochemistry or neuroscience area to develop teaching programmes, and teach and support learning;
• Use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students;
• Participate in and develop external networks, for example, to contribute to student recruitment, secure student placements, facilitate outreach work, generate income, obtain consultancy projects, or build relationships for future activities;
• Will have evidence of excellent teaching identified by peer review and have made an impact at discipline programme level beyond their own teaching;
• Be expected to work towards Fellow of the HEA status and to attend formal CPD relating to this.

You can view the Job Description and Person Specification document here.

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