Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Science, Teaching Focused

Medway, United Kingdom
£33,797 to £49,553 per annum
13 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
09 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Science

Location:  Medway campus
Salary:  £33,797 to £49,553 per annum
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 09 August 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  2748-E

The School of Science ( at the University of Greenwich is a large interdisciplinary School, covering biological sciences, biomedical sciences, food and nutrition, chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences, and forensic science. We have ambitious research and teaching plans as part of our new University Strategy “This is our time” to ensure that our students are fully prepared for future careers. Collegiality and interdisciplinary research and teaching are key features of the School.

As part of our ongoing development and expansion within the School – seven appointments over the last year –  we are now seeking to appoint a permanent lecturer/senior lecturer (teaching focused) in any of the areas of Science (including maths for science and science pedagogy) covered within the School (0.5FTE) and with a specific remit to develop and deliver our portfolio of modules in personal and professional skills development and employability (0.5FTE) and to champion the use of the VLE and other software applications as important tools for teaching. This will involve liaising with professional services staff across the University. Applicants will be expected to contribute high quality teaching within the School and will be responsible for lectures, laboratory classes and tutorials both in their area of expertise and the cross-School skills modules, as well as academic duties including student assessment, marking and pastoral support.

The post holder will also have the opportunity to establish their own independent research programme in any of the subject areas across the School, including pedagogy. For appointment as Senior Lecturer, you will also have a proven track record of attracting external grants.

This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably motivated individual to help shape the future of skills development, teaching and research within the School.

The post will be based in the School of Science on the historic Medway campus. With its rich naval history, the campus boasts of amazing learning spaces with state-of-the-art laboratories and lecture theatres.  

For informal enquiries, please contact the Head of School, Professor Adrian Dobbs on

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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