Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Genetics

Medway, United Kingdom
£33,797 to £49,553 per annum
14 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:  2755-E

The School of Science ( at the University of Greenwich is a large interdisciplinary School, covering biological sciences, biomedical sciences, food and nutrition, chemistry, 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. Our School is based at the historic Medway campus and boasts amazing learning spaces with state-of-the-art laboratories and lecture theatres.

As part of our ongoing development and expansion of biological, biomedical sciences and forensic science provision within the University, we are seeking to appoint a permanent lecturer/senior lecturer (teaching & research) in genetics (broadest sense). The post holder will have a strong track record at the national and international levels and will establish their own independent research programme. For appointment as Senior Lecturer, you will also have a proven track record of attracting external research and other grants.   

Applicants will also be expected to contribute high quality teaching within the School and will be responsible for lectures, tutorials and laboratory classes on the biology, biomedical sciences and forensic sciences degree programmes, as well as academic duties including student assessment, marking and pastoral support. Further, with molecular techniques routinely used for diagnosis and investigation within biosciences and forensics, we seek to appoint a geneticist with knowledge and experience in these methods.

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

The post will be based in the School of Science on the Medway campus.

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

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

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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