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Teaching & Scholarship Lecturer

Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
38,183 - 46,924 a year
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Role Description

We are pleased to announce that we are expanding our activities in the exciting field of Biomedical Sciences. This is an area of strategic importance at the University of York and is underpinned by teaching and research excellence in the Department of Biology, the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) and the joint Centre for Immunology and Infection (CII), as well as Departments of Chemistry, Psychology and Health Sciences.

We are now seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Lecturer on a 5 year, fixed-term basis to strengthen our teaching team.  You will carry out first class teaching and contribute to the delivery of modules across the Department of Biology. Applications are sought from outstanding individuals with experience in any area of Biomedical Sciences. You will deliver teaching using a range of methods including lectures, practicals, workshops, and tutorials. You will also be involved in directing final year research projects and pastoral supervision.

You will have an enthusiastic approach to teaching and be dedicated to investigating innovative teaching and assessment methods as well as undertaking scholarly research and sharing best practice. You should have a PhD in Biology (or similar subject) and appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice. An extensive knowledge in Biomedical Sciences is essential with an ability to teach at any level within area of expertise.

Enquires about the post can be made to Professor Richard Waites ( and Dr Katie Smith (

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