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Lecturers in Biomedical Sciences (Education and Scholarship)

University of Exeter - College of Medicine & Health

Location: Exeter
Salary: The starting salary will be from £35,211 up to £39,609 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th August 2019
Closes: 2nd October 2019
Job Ref: P68685

These posts are full time, available from 1 January 2020 on a permanent basis.

Summary of the role

The College of Medicine & Health is seeking to appoint two Lecturers in Biomedical Sciences (Education and Scholarship) to support our expansion in student numbers.  These posts will support the delivery of a range of teaching programmes within the College of Medicine & Health.

About you
For a Lecturer post you will:

Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist and core knowledge in the discipline, demonstrated by a PhD in a Biomedical Sciences or equivalent e.g. Pharmacology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Human Physiology, Microbiology, Histopathology, Nutrition, Neuroscience, Genetics/Genomics or any of their related sub-disciplines to develop teaching programmes, and teach and support learning;

Use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students;

Participate in and develop external networks, for example, to contribute to student recruitment, secure student placements, facilitate outreach work, generate income, obtain consultancy projects, or build relationships for future activities;

Will have evidence of excellent teaching identified by peer review and have made an impact at discipline programme level beyond their own teaching;

Be expected to work towards Fellow of the HEA status and to attend formal CPD relating to this.

You can view the Job Description and Person Specification document here.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

Our research income in recent years means we’re fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce. 


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

Further information

Please contact Professor Reza Zamani, Director of Medical Sciences Programmes ( or Professor Alison Curnow, Academic Director of Medicine (

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

This role may be subject to additional background screening.

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