Senior Teaching Fellow - UCL Division of Biosciences

London (GB)
Thursday, 12 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 11 October 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Senior Teaching Fellow

UCL Division of Biosciences
Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology London
Full Time
The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8. 
The salary range will be £43,884 - £51,769 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology (NPP) at UCL is internationally-renowned for its fundamental research that incorporates cellular, molecular and systems-based studies of neurotransmitter receptors and ion channels, neurophysiology, neural networks, and associated signalling pathways.  

We are looking to appoint a Senior Teaching Fellow to teach neuroscience and pharmacology on the BSc/MSci/IBSc/MBBS programmes run by the UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences.  The successful candidate will teach on undergraduate programmes, organise modules, and assist the convenor(s) of the BSc, MSci and Integrated BSc programmes.  The role requires the preparation and delivery of lectures, practical classes and tutorials, the design and assessment of exams, a continued appraisal of our teaching methods, and the supervision and assessment of dissertations, in basic/ intermediate/ advanced neuroscience and pharmacology. 

The post is funded for 3 years in the first instance and available from December 2019.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant subject, will possess demonstrable sound knowledge of neuroscience and pharmacology and of learning and teaching technologies, and will be experienced in teaching to large and small groups. Holding a postgraduate certificate in Teaching or other teaching qualification is desirable.

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Prof Talvinder Sihra,

If you have any queries on the application process, please contact the Biosciences Staffing team at 

Further information about the UCL Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology can be found at .

Closing Date: 11th October 2019 at 23:59.
Interview Date: To be confirmed.

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