Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Forensic Analysis

Bournemouth, Dorset
09 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time


Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Academic) in Forensic Analysis
Ref: FST175

Starting salary for Senior Lecturer (Academic) from £39,324 - £46,924 per annum with further progression opportunities to £51,260

Starting salary for Lecturer (Academic) from £32,958 - £38,183 per annum with further progression opportunities to £41,709

At Bournemouth University our vision is to create the most stimulating, challenging and rewarding university experience in a world-class learning community by sharing our unique fusion of excellent education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students, graduates and staff to enrich the world.

We were the first university to be commended by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) for the quality of student learning opportunities and in 2012 we won the Queens Anniversary Award for Higher Education. We are currently changing the face of the university through our new, transformational estates programme with a stunning series of iconic new buildings, and we are continuing to invest further in our intellectual capital by seeking to appoint high calibre teams and individuals to our award-winning Faculties.

The Faculty of Science and Technology seeks to appoint a Senior Lecturer (Academic) or Lecturer (Academic) with demonstrated research potential to contribute to our successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Forensic Science.

A strong research and pedagogic focus in subjects related to forensic sciences is essential and the successful candidate should be able to contribute to teaching and research in analytical forensic science, forensic toxicology or forensic biology.

Experience of working in a forensic science laboratory would be an advantage. The successful candidate must have experience of chemical analytical techniques including HPLC, GC, HPLC/MS and GC/MS and be able to contribute to research in chemical, toxicological or pharmaceutical analysis.

Working with colleagues you will develop and enhance the profile and reputation of the forensic science programmes and teach across a range of undergraduate classes in forensic science, supervise students from first year to PhD level, be involved in laboratory classes, unit administration and research activities.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

This appointment is part of a strategic investment in the research and teaching of Forensic Sciences at Bournemouth University.

For further information and discussion or the opportunity for an informal visit, please contact by email Professor David Osselton at

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961130 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference.

Closing date: (Midnight) Wednesday 5 April 2017