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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Genetics (T&S) - QMUL21638

Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £42,433 - £62,415 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL21638
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 25-Mar-2020
Closing date: 25-Apr-2020

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The Department of Biology at Queen Mary University of London invites applications for a teaching-focused faculty position at the level of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and experienced teacher, and will contribute to teaching in genetics on our undergraduate and MSc programmes. In addition to delivering of lectures, the post will also involve supervising student projects, running tutorials, and providing pastoral care.

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in a relevant area of Biological Sciences. We are particularly keen to hear from applicants who can also teach in areas of bioinformatics and/or statistics. Experience of module and programme development would also be desirable at senior lecturer level as would ambition to lead the development of the Biology curriculum.

The post-holder will join a vibrant department that has key research strengths in evolutionary genetics and genomics, and animal and microbial ecology. The Department forms part of the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, a large and expanding academic unit that provides a supportive and friendly environment and encourages interdisciplinary research. Queen Mary University of London is a research-intensive institution, a member of the prestigious Russell Group, and was ranked 9th in the REF2014 for research excellence.

This full-time academic position will start as soon as possible, but not later than September 2020 and will be permanent subject to a probationary period. The starting salary will be in the range of £42,433 - £52,833 for Lecturer or £55,840 - £62,415 for Senior Lecturer. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan. A competitive start-up package is negotiable. The School is committed to promoting diversity in science; we have been awarded an Athena Swan Bronze Award and we positively welcome applications from women and other underrepresented groups.

Candidates 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 the Biology Department, Professor Stephen Rossiter at

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The closing date for completed applications is 25 April 2020. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter. 

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