Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (HLS)
This full-time post is available from 1 September 2022 on a permanent basis in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.
We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Molecular and Cellular Biology (Education and Scholarship) to support the delivery of modules in areas including cell biology, genetics and forensic science. The post will include the preparation and delivery of lectures and tutorials to students on a range of topics relating to molecular and cellular biology. The post holder will also be responsible for organising, supervising and assessing relevant undergraduate practical classes and other duties as required by the Director of Education and/or the relevant programme director.
The successful applicant will possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist and core knowledge in the discipline (demonstrated by a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area) to develop teaching programmes, and teach and support learning in these academic areas. They will use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students, and will work as a member of the education team to develop and implement student-focused initiatives to support student experience and success.
For a Lecturer post you will:
For Senior Lecturer, in addition to the above, you will:
Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
The University of Exeter
The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university ranked in the top 150 universities worldwide. We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. We have over 30,000 students and 6,500 staff from around the world. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.
Biosciences at the University of Exeter is continuing its expansion as a world-class centre for research, teaching and training that provides a stimulating and inspirational environment that brings out the very best in our staff and students (biosciences.exeter.ac.uk). We are a strong and strategically smart academic community, combining ground-breaking studies and the pursuit of knowledge with high-quality teaching, reinforced by state-of-the-art facilities, and excellent academic support. We are located on the University’s campuses in Exeter, Devon and near Falmouth, Cornwall; two of the most beautiful areas of the UK. This current position will be recruited into our Exeter Faculty, which is located on our Streatham campus.
Our 70+ Faculty cover all aspects of biological and chemical sciences, and are situated over four closely and, in most cases, physically-linked buildings; the Geoffrey Pope Building, the Hatherly Building, the Living Systems Institute and the BioEconomy Centre. We provide an inspirational, demanding and rewarding learning experience, teaching undergraduates in a broad, yet deep, Biological Sciences degree programme, in addition to our more focused Biochemistry and Biological and Medicinal Chemistry degree programmes (exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/degrees/biosciences). We also contribute to programmes jointly run with other Departments and Colleges, such as the Medical Sciences, Human Biosciences and Natural Sciences degree programmes. We have a vibrant postgraduate research community comprised of over 150 research students who, together with ~100 early career researchers, and our professional and technical service colleagues, makes our community a diverse and considerate environment in which individuals can realise their full potential.
What we can offer you
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
With over 30,000 students and 6,500 staff from around the world, we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Alan Brown, Director of Education and Senior Lecturer in Molecular Microbiology (email email@example.com).
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