Human Resources

Teaching Fellow - QMUL26174

Department: School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Salary: £38,655 - £41,918 per annum (pro rata), inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL26174
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 15-Sep-2021
Closing date: 22-Sep-2021

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We currently have an opening for 1 Teaching Fellow who will teach, advise and facilitate the experiential learning of students in formal and informal teaching and learning sessions, using appropriate educational best practices to maximise learning and promote a positive student experience.

The Teaching Fellow will focus in particular on any combination of topics in chemistry, physics, maths or other related areas, providing synchronous and asynchronous teaching, supporting student activities and coordinating with colleagues.

The post holder will contribute to the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning through:

  • Teaching and the evaluation and assessment of student achievement and development
  • Managing the surrounding student support through e.g. feedback
  • Contributing to the evaluation and assessment of modules
  • Providing advisorial support to students
  • Contribution to laboratory-based teaching
  • Leading on relevant administrative tasks relevant to the module or programme

Candidates must have a Postgraduate degree in Chemistry or Physics or related field and/or relevant professional qualification and/or equivalent professional experience.

The School of Physical and Chemical Sciences is a large and expanding academic unit, which provides a supportive and friendly environment and encourages interdisciplinary research.

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers. We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme, staff networks and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

This post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It can be full-time or part-time (0.5FTE), fixed term contract for up to 12 months, with a start date of 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary will be in Grade 5, in the range of £38,655 - £41,918 per annum (pro rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability.


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For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Lesley Howell,

To apply, please click the ‘apply’ button below.


The closing date for applications is 22 September 2021. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.  We would like the successful candidates to start in September or as early as possible thereafter.


The School of Physical and Chemical Sciences is an Institute of Physics Juno Champion as well as a Silver Athena SWAN Award holder.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles, we strongly encourage applications from women.

Valuing Diversity and Committed to Equality

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