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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Biological and Biomedical Science

School of Health, Science and Wellbeing

Location:  Stoke Campus
Salary:   £37,386 to £43,155 Per Annum Pro Rata Permanent Part time 18.5 hrs
Release Date:  Friday 17 March 2023
Closing Date:   Friday 14 April 2023
Reference:  HSW07-23

About the role 

We are looking for two highly motivated lecturers to join us in delivering our exciting undergraduate, postgraduate and apprenticeship programmes, and to contribute to our developing research profile.  

We enjoy an excellent reputation for our flexible and innovative UG and PG provision including research degrees and a Professional doctorate in Healthcare Science.  

We benefit from superb purpose-built facilities in in a £30 million Science Centre, and we work regionally and nationally with many organisations, the NHS and industry partners. Putting the students first is at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to providing an excellent student experience through exciting and innovative programmes and research informed teaching at every level.  

Applications are sought from very enthusiastic, team-orientated, flexible individuals with excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational and presenting skills. The post holder will deliver core content on our undergraduate bioscience programmes and will also supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects.  

Relevant expertise to support and develop the areas of Biological Science, including Ecology and Environmental Management, are sought in this post. 

Applicants should have a first degree in an appropriate Life Science discipline. A Postgraduate qualification in biological Science or a related area is desirable: applications are also encouraged from those nearing completion of such a postgraduate qualification. 

Some recent experience of teaching and assessing in HE or equivalent professional setting is essential, as is demonstration of engagement with scholarship. These posts are suitable for early career researchers and evidence of research activity, such as conference presentations or recent publications in peer-reviewed journals or equivalent professional activity, is essential. Experience of module leadership or development would be welcomed, as would a teaching qualification or equivalent. 

Who is Staffordshire University? 

Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years’ experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is located in the heart of the UK, with Centres of Excellence located in the towns of Stafford and Shrewsbury.

After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time, securing TEF Gold, and climbing in all the league tables, our University has constantly expanded its physical presence through new and industry-leading building developments and facilities. Looking towards our 2030 strategy, we are now transforming specific business processes to improve the student experience and integrate a wider feeling of inclusion and safety for our on-campus community.

Rewards and Benefits

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

    Competitive incremental rates of Pay
    37 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
    Excellent Pension Scheme
    Access to continued professional and personal development
    An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
    Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
    Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
    Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

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Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University. 

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.



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