Lecturer in Animal Physiology Ref 8888

School/department: School of Life Sciences
Hours: Full Time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered subject to  the need for teaching within negotiable timetabling restrictions
Contract: fixed term until 31 Jan 2024 to cover maternity  
Reference: 8888
Salary: starting at £35,333 to £42,155 per annum
Placed on: 18 July 2022
Closing date: 05 August 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 22 August 2022
Expected start date: 01 October 2022


Job description

The School of Life Sciences at the University of Sussex is at the forefront of research in the UK. In the recent Research Excellence Framework assessment (REF 2021), 100% of our Impact cases in Biological Sciences and Chemistry were rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. The School has received substantial recent University investment and is embarking on an exciting and extensive, muti-million pound refurbishment and improvement project.

  • We are seeking an Education-focussed Lecturer A (Grade 7) in Biology with expertise  in Animal Behaviour and Comparative Physiology, to deliver and contribute to the design of high-quality teaching programmes at all levels from Foundation level  3)  to  Masters  (level  7),  including  student  research  projects  and  residential  field courses. 

The School of Life Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of its staff and providing an inclusive working environment. The School currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award, has developed a Race Equity Action Plan and hosts an active Equality, Diversity and Inclusion working group.

Applications are particularly welcomed from Black and minority ethnic candidates, and women, trans and non-binary candidates, who are under-represented in the School of Life Sciences.

Applications to posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers are welcome.

The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at Family Friendly Policies

Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to make informal contact with Prof Daniel Osorio. (Head of Dept) (d.osorio@sussex.ac.uk; [He, Him]) before applying.

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, a statement of career interests and aspirations (not more than 4 pages), and the names of three academic referees.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 8888 [PDF 197.49KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

This role has been assigned an eligible SOC code however to meet the minimum salary requirement this is dependent on the salary you are offered and/or whether you are eligible for tradeable points. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk


How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to lifescirecruitment@sussex.ac.uk  

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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