Senior Teaching Fellow in Biomedical Science Ref 0497

School/department: School of Life Sciences
Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 0497 
Salary: starting at £50,132 and rising to £58,089 per annum
Placed on: 18 December 2018
Closing date: 16 January 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBA
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014.

We are seeking to recruit a Senior Teaching Fellow to teach undergraduate level Biomedical Science and to join our Biochemistry and Biomedicine Subject group. The post requires expertise in the design and delivery of lectures, seminars, workshops and practical sessions. The post-holder would be expected to employ innovative assessment methods and to contribute to the recruitment and pastoral care of students and quality control of teaching.

The role would suit those with broad interests and experience of Biomedical Science, particularly in the areas of anatomy, haematology and medical microbiology, who wish to work as part of a dynamic teaching team. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the development of the successful Biomedical Science degree by maintaining a detailed understanding of developments in the area and using a range of established and innovative teaching/assessment methods as appropriate. A further important aspect of the role is to identify, employ and promote pedagogic best practice and excellence in education within the School to improve the student experience.

The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research and teaching in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014 and we are developing innovative educational approaches across our Bioscience curricula.

An overview of research within the Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences themes can be found at

Information about our Biomedical Science BSc and MSci can be found at

The School is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award. Applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex. The School of Life Sciences welcomes applications to academic posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers.

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 the School’s Director of Teaching and Learning (Professor Alison Sinclair or the Head of Biochemistry and Biomedicine (Professor Michelle West, before applying.

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How to apply

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