Senior Lecturer (Education) / Lecturer (Education) Biomedical Sciences

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1419360

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Senior Lecturer (Education) / Lecturer (Education) Biomedical Sciences based in Belfast.


Senior Lecturer (Education) / Lecturer (Education) Biomedical Sciences

Ref: 19/107541

Centre for Biomedical Sciences Education

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

The world-class School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast has been a major cornerstone of the University since its foundation. This proud heritage means that both its work and its graduates have been recognised nationally and internationally.

By providing high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate training in Medicine, Dentistry and a range of Biomedical Science subjects, the School can and has delivered life-changing quality experiences to our students. Most importantly, this University recognises that knowledge knows no boundaries, and Queen’s is competing increasingly strongly in the global higher education market place.  The Centre for Biomedical Sciences Education sits within the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences.  The teaching staff within the Centre comprises enthusiastic teachers with world-class research in the biomedical sciences.

We are recruiting for a Senior Lecturer (Education) in Biomedical Sciences who will undertake a significant educational role within the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of the School and Centre; maintain a portfolio of scholarly activity to enhance the educational activities of the university and contribute to administration and outreach activities.

Responsibilities for the Senior Lecturer (Education) will include: 

  • Lead a team of educators in the delivery of a range of teaching and assessment/examination activities on the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
  • Seek significant roles with external professional bodies and learned societies to broaden teaching expertise and ensure that teaching methodologies follow current good practice.
  • Contribute significantly to the development and running of Centre processes by undertaking senior administrative roles e.g. Programme/Module Coordinator, quality assurance activities for programme enhancement and/or accreditation, membership of major committees.
  • As a programme coordinator, plan and manage teams of teachers and support staff to deliver high quality accredited courses in the biomedical sciences and direct others to ensure student educational needs and expectations are being met.
  • Provide academic leadership to those working within the programme.

The successful Senior Lecturer (Education) will have:

  • Honours degree in Biomedical Science or equivalent subject area.
  • PhD in a relevant subject area.
  • A postgraduate teaching qualification such as PGCHET (or equivalent) and/or be a Fellow of Advance HE.
  • An established reputation for excellence in teaching within the biomedical sciences.
  • Evidence of being a leading scholar in the biomedical sciences and/or educational practice.
  • Substantial teaching experience at university undergraduate level in biomedical sciences.

We will also consider appointing at Lecturer (Education) level.

The Lecturer (Education) will have:

  • Honours degree in Biomedical Science or equivalent subject area.
  • PhD in a relevant subject area.
  • Evidence of scholarly activity
  • Experience and growing reputation for excellence in teaching within the biomedical sciences.
  • Significant teaching experience at university undergraduate level in biomedical sciences

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria on your application form

Please click here for further information about the Centre 

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 31 July 2019

Salary scale: £40,792 to £59,828

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website.

Closing date: Monday 1 July 2019

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability