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Graduate Teaching Fellow in Science

University of Bradford - Faculty of Life Sciences School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

Location: Bradford
Salary: £31,406 to £34,304 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 8th November 2021
Job Ref: HR0114862

Closing Date: Monday 08 November 2021

Interview Date: To be confirmed

This interesting and exciting new role is based in the Faculty of Life Sciences, where you will work closely with senior academic leaders and colleagues in the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, to identify the primary causes of attainment and progression issues in undergraduate students with a focus on Science related topics. 

Once identified, you will then work with colleagues to investigate, develop and plan targeted interventions for individuals as well as small groups of students. These plans will then form part of a suite of targeted interventions, that you will help to deliver, with the aim of improving student success and improving progression and retention rates in the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences.

You will work closely with University Services such as the Academic Skills and Language Centre to maximise student access to and utilisation of these services to help support their learning.

The University of Bradford School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences houses a sector-leading innovative and award winning MPharm programme at undergraduate level alongside Clinical Sciences BSc a 4-year programme, which attracts students from a range of backgrounds therefore you will be committed to our widening participation agenda to enable all students to achieve their potential. The Foundation Year includes a widening access route for Medical School entry where we have a partnership with University of Sheffield Medical School.

We recognise that applicants from under-represented groups may not apply for jobs unless they are confident they meet all the criteria. You are welcome to contact us to discuss the role further and are encouraged to think of your strengths, skills and experiences in the broadest sense when considering your suitability. We welcome applications from people on different professional pathways and recognise that you may not have worked in academia previously.
This full-time role is fixed term for three years in the first instance. 

Based in the Dean's Office, you will work under the guidance of the Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching, alongside the Student Attainment and Progression Manager as well as Programme and Module Leaders in the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences to help our students achieve their potential.

Informal enquiries prior to applications can be made to Dr William Martin Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching in the Faculty of Life Sciences at

We are pleased to offer 7 positions each on 36 months fixed term contract.

Interviews will be taking place on Wednesday 1st December 2021.

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