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Lectureship in Biology (Fixed-term) - QMUL23555

Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £42,433 - £44,807 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL23555
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 24-Nov-2020
Closing date: 03-Jan-2021

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The Department of Biology at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) invites applications for a fixed-term Lectureship position in Biology to provide teaching cover. The successful applicant should be an enthusiastic and experienced teacher with expertise in Statistics, Ecology and General Biology. Candidates should have a PhD in Biological Sciences and / or relevant professional qualification and / or equivalent professional experience.

You will be based in the Department of Biology, part of the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences (SBCS). The School is a large and expanding academic unit which provides a supportive and friendly environment and encourages interdisciplinary research.

Queen Mary University of London, is one of the UK's leading research-intensive higher education institutions, delivering world class education and knowledge transfer across a wide range of subjects in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Medicine & Dentistry and Science & Engineering. Queen Mary is committed to social justice and strives to improve lives through academic excellence.

At Queen Mary, 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 (pro-rata for fixed-term posts), a season ticket loan scheme 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.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time, fixed term appointment for 12 months as a result of maternity cover. The expected start date is early 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £42,433 - £44,807 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 the Head of the Biology Department, Professor Stephen Rossiter at

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The closing date for applications is 3 January 2021. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School is committed to promoting diversity in science; we have been awarded an Athena Swan Silver Award. We positively welcome applications from women and other underrepresented groups.

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