Senior Lecturer / Lecturer (Academic) in Human Genetics

Bournemouth University - Life and Environmental Sciences

Starting salary for Senior Lecturer (Academic) from £39,324 - £46,924 per annum with further progression opportunities to £51,260

Starting salary for Lecturer (Academic) from £32,958 - £38,183 per annum with further progression opportunities to £41,709

At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community.

At Bournemouth University our vision is to create the most stimulating, challenging and rewarding university experience in a world-class learning community by sharing our unique fusion of excellent education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students, graduates and staff to enrich the world.

We were the first university to be commended by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) for the quality of student learning opportunities and in 2012 we won the Queens Anniversary Award for Higher Education. We are currently changing the face of the university through our new, transformational estates programme with a stunning series of iconic new buildings, and we are continuing to invest further in our intellectual capital by seeking to appoint high calibre teams and individuals to our award-winning Faculties.

We are seeking an academic with an active research profile in human genetics, who will be based within Life and Environmental Sciences, though would ideally have links to health sciences.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

The ideal candidate would typically have expertise at the interface between basic and applied or clinical research in genetics; bioinformatics with relevance to clinical studies. They would also need to contribute to teaching existing units in the Faculty of Science & Technology (potentially in genetics, immunology, pathophysiology, physiology) and be key to the development of new units in human biology, bioinformatics or molecular biology for the BSc Biological Sciences degree.

For further information and discussion or the opportunity for an informal visit, please contact Professor Richard Stillman, Head of Life & Environmental Sciences by email on rstillman@bournemouth.ac.uk

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961133 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference. 

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.

Closing date: (Midnight) Thursday 10 August 2017

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