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Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Human Physiology - QMUL18326

Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £41,682 - £51,899 or £54,853 - £61,311 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL18326
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 08-Apr-2019
Closing date: 08-May-2019

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Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions, a member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities, and ranked joint 9th in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We have made a strategic commitment to world-class research and teaching across all disciplines. Within Queen Mary, the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences is a large and expanding academic unit, which provides a supportive and friendly environment and encourages excellent teaching and interdisciplinary research.

We are seeking to appoint a candidate who will develop and deliver high-quality teaching in our BSc Biomedical Sciences programme. We are especially interested in candidates with experience in the design and delivery of undergraduate teaching in human physiology.

The post holder will:

  • Deliver high quality teaching including making innovations in key aspects of teaching and learning
  • Maximise opportunities for public engagement in the subject
  • Make important pedagogical contributions to the field
  • Contribute to the administration of key University activities.
  • Advance pedagogical knowledge through publications or other forms of scholarship or performance.

Applicants must have appropriate subject knowledge and have the ability to deliver teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level and in large or small group settings.

Candidates should have an excellent academic background with a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate degree and/or relevant professional qualification and/or equivalent professional experience.

The School is committed to Athena SWAN principles and the promotion of equality and diversity. The School currently holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award. Applications from women and ethnic minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

The post is part-time at 0.6 FTE and fixed for a 12 month duration, with a start date of July 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is available as a result of maternity leave and it is expected that you will hold it for the full period. However, should the post-holder on maternity leave exercise their right to return to work earlier, then this appointment will be terminated, subject to a notice period of one month.

The salary will be in the range of £41,682 - £51,899 or £54,853 - £61,311 per annum and will be in accordance with experience and qualifications.

Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Non-UK/EU citizens may apply, but must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

For informal enquiries, please contact the Head of Cell & Molecular Biology Department; Prof Conrad Mullineaux:

For further information about the School, please visit the School’s website at:

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Applicants must submit their CV and a cover letter.

The closing date for completed applications is 8 May 2019 Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity and Committed to Equality

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