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Lecturer (Academic) in Immunology

Bournemouth University - Department of Life and Environmental Sciences

Location: Bournemouth
Salary: £34,189 to £39,609 per annum with further progression opportunities to £43,267 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 1st May 2019
Closes: 30th May 2019
Job Ref: FST295

Starting salary from £34,189 - £39,609 per annum with further progression opportunities to £43,267 per annum

Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

Bournemouth University is creating 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.

You will be based in the Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, within the Faculty of Science and Technology. This interdisciplinary department comprises over 35 staff with diverse teaching and research expertise embracing biomedical sciences, forensic science, bioinformatics, geoinformatics, genetics, evolution, ecology and environmental science. This is an opportunity to join a growing department, which has seen significant investment in physical and staff resources.

You will coordinate and deliver research-informed teaching on units such as Introduction to Immunology (1st year), Advanced Immunology (2nd year), Epidemiology and Infection (3rd year) and Pathophysiology (3rd year), taken by students on programmes including BSc Biomedical Sciences, BSc Medical Science and BSc Biological Sciences.

Working with colleagues you will develop and enhance the profile of biomedical science teaching and research, supervise students from first year to PhD level, be involved in laboratory classes, unit administration and research activities.

Bournemouth University is an equal opportunities employer. We hold an institutional bronze Athena Swan award for our work supporting gender equality in STEMM subjects and the department of Life and Environmental Sciences is in the process of applying for a departmental award. Bournemouth University also holds Disability Two Ticks status and work closely with DisabledGo as well as having signed the Mindful Employer charter and Time to Change Employer pledge.

This appointment is part of a strategic investment in the research and teaching of medical sciences at Bournemouth University.

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.

For further information or the opportunity for an informal visit, please contact Professor Richard Stillman by email on

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 FST295. 

BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment. We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society. To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

Closing date: (Midnight) Thursday 30 May 2019

Interview Date: TBC

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