Senior Lecturer in Genetics

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
21 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer in Genetics

School of Life Sciences & Education

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £39,324 to £46,924 per annum
Tenure:  Full time permanent
Closing Date:   Sunday 20 August 2017
Interview Date:   Friday 01 September 2017 
Reference:  LSE16-10

The Department of Biological Sciences, within the School of Life Sciences and Education, is a small but expanding unit of talented and flexible academics.  Our research strengths currently focus on Biological Science, but we are developing our Biomedical and applied cross-disciplinary research areas. We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic geneticist to join our dynamic experienced team delivering programmes from level 4 through to level 8 across Biomedical, Biological and Healthcare Sciences. 

Our course portfolio currently offers two main foci;
BSc/ MSci (Hons) Biomedical Science, Healthcare Science, Human Biology and Pharmaceutical Science. Masters (MSc) in Molecular Biology
BSc/MSci (Hons) Biological Science, Animal Biology & Conservation and Forensic Biology.

The postholder will contribute to core and specialist teaching across the portfolio and including MSci and MSc programmes.  They will help support new awards such as the professional doctorate programme and will be involved in research student supervision. All awards within the portfolio place an emphasis on development of the scientific practitioner and therefore the successful candidate must be able to devise, develop and deliver practical learning. 

Applicants for this Senior Lectureship will have a PhD and appropriate experience in the areas of genetics/ molecular genetics, genetic regulation, genomics, bioinformatics and/or related areas. We particularly welcome candidates with interests in human related genetics and healthcare science, and who have knowledge and skills that can be applied to strengthen research within the department.  

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic teacher able to deliver genetics throughout the curriculum and will inform their teaching with active research. In addition, they will help grow the biomedical research reputation of the department with their own research and by supporting others in the pursuance of external funding and networking opportunities, leading to increased publication and enhanced research impact. 

The post would suit someone with experience capable of integrating effectively into the existing team of academic practitioners to assist in the co-production of innovative ideas for teaching, learning and research. 
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