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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Science (Anthropology)

University of Derby - School of Human Sciences

Location: Derby
Salary: £32,817 to £42,792 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 27th August 2021
Closes: 26th September 2021
Job Ref: 0315-21

Location: Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GB

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. 

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. 

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. 

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

Our established School of Human Sciences is looking to appoint either a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Forensic Science (Anthropology) to contribute to the teaching, curriculum development, research and consultancy in the discipline area of Biomedical and Forensic Science. 

You will join a passionate academic community that delivers a range of high-quality degree programmes. We take pride in offering our students a fantastic learning experience through our academic provision and active research culture. We focus on creating opportunities for students to gain practical experiences that brings their education to life, enhance their employability, and foster future aspirations. 

You will be expected to contribute to the research and/or consultancy agenda within the School of Human Sciences. With high professional standing and high standards, we would expect that you would not only provide an impetus for teaching, curricular development, research and/or consultancy in your specialist area, but also contribute to the team effort in delivering the programmes for which the whole discipline area is responsible.

Further information can be provided on request, while informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Shiva Sivasubramaniam (Head of Biomedical and Forensic Science) Tel: 01332 592239. E-mail:

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

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