Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

39 605 £
Date Placed 11 January


Location: City South Campus

Closing Date: Tuesday 31 January 2023

Interview Date: Thursday 09 February 2023

Are you a talented educator who is passionate about teaching the next generation of Biomedical Scientists and Healthcare students? If so, Birmingham City University is looking to recruit an innovative educator to join our vibrant integrated teaching & research team within the Department of Life Sciences.

Birmingham City University launched its Biomedical Sciences degree in 2017, from its expertise and strong reputation in Health Sciences. Following significant growth in the course, we are seeking to recruit a full-time permanent lecturer with the skills and expertise to complement our existing team. Your expertise will develop and enhance our teaching, learning, and research activities in Biomedical Sciences and will influence the design and delivery of the Biomedical Science and Health Science courses (such as Nursing and Paramedicine).  Ideally, the post holder would be an expert in Immunology and would act as module lead for the final year (Level 6) Immunology module, although applications from highly innovative educators from any field of the Biomedical Sciences will be considered. The post holder would also be expected to engage with teaching across the Faculty portfolio.

The successful candidate will:

Play a pivotal role in leading modules at our undergraduate provision in Biomedical Sciences and Healthcare Science courses - delivered in-house and in collaboration with partner organisations based nationally or internationally.

Contribute to specialist input / provide appropriate learning and teaching and pastoral support for Biomedical Science students at undergraduate level within the department, as and when appropriate.

Seek ways of improving performance by reflecting on; teaching design / delivery and obtaining and analysing feedback from all types of teaching.

Adapting and developing teaching materials and managing learning cohorts.

Setting and marking assessments and provide constructive feedback to students as part of a teaching team.

Support curriculum development of new academic provisions within the department.

In conjunction with the departmental research lead, establish individual research projects and engage with wider department level research and enterprise activities.

Ideally you will have a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline or expect to be awarded in the next 6-12 months

Ideally you will be a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), but candidates who could successfully apply for this within 18 months would be encouraged to apply.

Applications from suitably qualified professionals with industrial/professional experience would be welcome.

Experience of teaching in Higher Education and ability to demonstrate innovative teaching practice and student-centred approaches to enhancing teaching and learning.

Are able to demonstrate a track record of research with appropriate research publications

The Department of Life Sciences within the School of Health Sciences is a thriving, vibrant, and inspiring learning community committed to excellence in, high quality learning and teaching and research and impactful stakeholder engagement. We are a practice-based department, with brand new state-of-the-art facilities (£41million), making our teaching and research relevant to the evolving Biomedical Sciences field by partnering with local and global enterprise.

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