University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Biomedical Science

United Kingdom

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Biomedical Science Biological Sciences Location: St John's Campus

Salary: £37,100 to £54,395 per annum Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Advertised On: Tuesday 14 May 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 16 June 2024 Interview Date: Monday 01 July 2024 Reference: SSE2407

The School of Science and the Environment is seeking an experienced biomedical scientist for appointment as Lecturer in Biomedical Science. We aim to ensure that all students in the School receive an outstanding student experience, and successful applicants will demonstrate how they will contribute to this aspiration in a very practical, flexible, and innovative way.

The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic and motivated team and contribute significantly to an outstanding student learning experience across the range of courses delivered by the Department of Biological Sciences, with an emphasis on Biomedical Science. They will deliver inspirational teaching and outstanding pastoral care and undertake high quality original research leading to peer-reviewed publications. As with all School of Science and the Environment staff, the successful applicant will be expected to fully engage with recruitment and outreach activities, which will involve evening and weekend working from time to time.

Applicants will demonstrate how their research interests will enhance the Worcester Biomedical Research Group, one of the School's three research groups. We particularly welcome applicants with experience of research in Leukaemia, Neurochemistry or Cardiac Physiology.

The School of Science and the Environment at Worcester encompasses subject areas including Biology (including Biochemistry, Human Biology and Zoology), Biomedical Science, Environmental Management and Sustainability, Forensic and Applied Biology, Geography and Medical Sciences.

What's in it for you?

  • Annual incremental increase up to £41,732, with the opportunity to progress to £45,585 for Lecturers, and up to £54,395, with the opportunity to progress to £59,422 for Senior Lecturers.
  • 47 days of leave per year (inclusive of bank holidays and University closure days)
  • Attractive Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Access to a range of benefits such as our Staff Retail Benefits Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Tusker Car Leasing
  • Wellbeing advice and support through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • In-house training and development support
  • A friendly, inclusive and supportive culture and work environment
  • Applications from individuals wishing to work less than full time are also welcomed.

    Informal queries in relation to this role are welcome, and should be directed to Keith Unwin, Head of Biological Sciences via email at [email protected]

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    Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Biomedical Science


    University of Worcester


    United Kingdom


    May 15, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 16, 2024

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    About the employer

    The University of Worcester was established in 1948 as Worcester Emergency Teacher Training College. The institution was renamed as Worcester Teacher Training College and again as Worcester College of Higher Education in 1976. In the 1970s, the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) granted validation to the degrees conferred by the college. The college acquired Herefordshire and Worcestershire College of Nursing and Midwifery in 1995. In 1997, the degree-awarding powers of the institution were affirmed by the Privy Council and its name was changed to University College Worcester. The institution received the status of a university in 2005 and was given its current name. In 2010, the university was given the power of awarding research degrees by the HM Privy Council.

    The university has four sprawling campuses scattered across Worcester in the UK. St John's Campus is the site of the university's establishment and houses several residence halls, teaching spaces and sports facilities. The campus is home to the University's National Pollen, Aerobiology Research Unit and Worcester Students' Union. It also includes various facilities like Drama Studio, a multigym, Digital Arts Centre, a sports hall and AstroTurf pitches. Situated at Worcester City Centre, the university's City Campus houses the McClelland Health and Wellbeing Centre, Worcester Business School, Jenny Lind building and the Hive library. Located along a riverbank, the university's Severn Campus features modern study facilities, performance analysis suites, dance studios and the University's Arena. The Lakeside Campus serves as an activity and outdoor learning centre.

    Consisting of nine academic schools, the University of Worcester offers numerous full-time and part-time UG and PG programmes in various fields of education like arts, sciences, humanities, education, nursing, psychology, allied health, environment, sports business, law, maths and media. It houses over 10,800 students including lots of international students from various countries around the globe. The university maintains strategic partnerships with many prestigious local and international institutions such as Birmingham Metropolitan College in England, Coleg Gwent in Wales and Iron Mill College in Devon. Also, the university houses a committed placement team that strives to provide the students with excellent employment opportunities.

    The university has several notable and successful alumni. Swaroop Sampat is a famous Indian actress who is known for her role in the TV serial called 'Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi'. Daryl Mitchell is a professional English cricket player. Jacqui Smith is the first female to ever serve as the United Kingdom's Home Secretary. Kyle Pryor is a popular English actor best known for playing the role of Nate Cooper in 'Home and Away'. Kayleigh Pearson is a well-known English model who won the second High Street Honey competition by FMH.

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