Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Human Anatomy and Physiology

Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne (GB)
09 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Human Anatomy and Physiology
Full Time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary:   £40,792 - £50,132 / £35,210 - £39,609
Closing Date: 07/11/2018

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences is committed to the principles and applications of Science and Technology in all its forms and strives to be excellent in research, teaching and innovation.
Working within the Department of Applied Sciences, in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, the successful candidate will provide expertise in the areas of Anatomy and Physiology, to further enhance research, teaching and entrepreneurial activities. Duties will include designing, developing and delivering high quality teaching provision, alongside conducting high quality research, leading to the production of high quality academic outputs, as well as participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject area. The role will also include teaching of first year medical students on the Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Programme, a joint venture between Northumbria University and St George’s University Medical School in Grenada. 
Human anatomy and physiology are established disciplines in the Department’s research and teaching portfolio. The department of Applied Sciences boasts state-of-the-art research facilities, including recently refurbished and well equipped laboratories for physiology, cell biology, histopathology, biochemistry and molecular biology, microscopy and tissue culture, complemented by high performance computing and dedicated facilities for metabolomics, proteomics and genomics (including MySeq and PacBio sequencing platforms). 
Within the department of Applied Sciences, we are intent on growing our excellent research portfolio and research-informed teaching is an essential part of our accredited undergraduate Biomedical Science programme. Following the department's major contribution to the Universities’ REF2014 submission, it is our intent to further strengthen our research profile, using cross-Faculty and external collaborative links, across all the specialisms that are encompassed within our staff base, including that of Human Anatomy and Physiology.
The successful candidate must hold a first degree and be qualified to doctoral level in a specialism relevant to Human Anatomy and Physiology, with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy.  A proven ability to deliver high quality, research led teaching and possession of a publication profile are essential for the role. 
For informal enquiries about this post, please contact Dr St. John Usher (Head of Department).
Contact details – email: Tel. 0191 227 4927
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