Associate Lecturer (3 posts available)

University of York - Department of Biology

The Department of Biology is seeking to employ three fixed term Associate Lecturers in Biology or a related area (two 10 month posts, one 21 month post). The main duties of the posts will include lecturing, running workshops and practical classes, tutorials, setting and marking examination papers and course work, acting as a senior demonstrator for laboratory practicals and potentially on a field course and helping to ensure the high quality of our teaching programmes.

You will have a postgraduate degree in a biological/related subject (or relevant experience) and will be an excellent communicator. A PhD in Biology is desirable for this post.  You will be enthusiastic about interacting with students and have a commitment to delivering high-quality teaching.

You will be committed to developing and applying innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students, as well as being able to carry out on-going curriculum review, including module content and materials and contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies.

In addition to the candidate brief provided, you may also wish to make informal contact with Professor Richard Waites ( or Dr Katie Smith ( for further information.

Salary will be in the range of Grade 6 depending upon the level of teaching experience you bring to the role. The posts are full time during the term of the contract and will be available from 2nd October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

The University of York is committed to promoting equality and diversity. 

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