Lecturer in Biomedical Science

Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
£ 35,326 - £ 38,587
19 Oct 2021
17 Nov 2021
Full Time

Lecturer in Biomedical Science

Reference: H-61602942-02

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience. A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The Faculty of Health and Life sciences is a home to four specialist Schools – Leicester School of Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Leicester School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine and Leicester School of Pharmacy. The Faculty educates and develops professionals who make a significant difference to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society. Leicester School of Allied Health Sciences offers a number UG and PG programmes, including BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science and MSc Advanced Biomedical Science.


We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated individual to join our dynamic Biomedical Sciences team. We are looking for an enthusiastic person with expertise to teach across the field of Biomedical Sciences.

The successful applicant will be engaged primarily with high quality teaching, assessment and research project supervision on all programmes related to Biomedical Sciences. The post holder will be expected to teach and contribute in a range of modules including Blood Sciences, Microbiology, Pathology and other Biomedical Science subjects as required. They will provide pastoral support to our students and also actively contribute to course management and course development. The appointee will contribute to the School’s core activities including but not limited to student recruitment and development of projects to improve student experience.

Ideal Candidate

You should have a degree and either have completed a PhD in a Biomedical Science discipline or have an equivalent experience as a practicing HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist with a demonstrated ability for transition to academia. You will have experience of blended learning approaches to provide customised and flexible learning experience, conducting laboratory practical experiments and undergraduate project supervision or work-based learning supervision. If you are seeking a new challenge in your career and interested in teaching and learning, this is an excellent opportunity.

For further information and to find out more about the role and the school please contact Dr Umakhanth Venkatraman Girija, Associate Professor, on telephone 0116 2577717 or email umakhanth.venkatramangirija@dmu.ac.uk.

For full details about this post please view the job description and person specification. If this role interests you, please apply.

Interview date: Likely to be in December 2021, date to be confirmed


You will benefit from access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme ; 35 days annual leave plus concessionary days and Bank Holidays; career progression; employee perks that include up to 8.5 per cent off grocery shopping at Sainsbury's, Tesco, ASDA, Waitrose and M&S or at least up to 10% off package holidays through travel club; NUS discount card; free and confidential access to the Employee Assistance confidential Helpline who provide support on a range of lifestyle issues; discounted gym membership; free library memberships and the cycle to work scheme.

Closing Date: 17 November 2021