Associate Lecturers in Natural Sciences

Birkbeck, University of London
August 01, 2024
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Associate Lecturers in Natural Sciences

Are you passionate about educating the next generation of natural scientists? We are seeking a number of Associate Lecturers for the School of Natural Sciences, at the Faculty of Science, Birkbeck, University of London.

Salary range

£66.70 per hour

Contract type

Fixed term

Mode

Part time

Grade

7

Business Unit

School of Natural Sciences

Closing date for applicants

01-Aug-2024

Ref No

1899

Are you passionate about educating the next generation of natural scientists? We are seeking a number of Associate Lecturers for the School of Natural Sciences, at the Faculty of Science, Birkbeck, University of London.

We're looking for Associate Lecturers to teach the following modules:

Introduction to Molecular Cell Biology - this role will contribute to teaching on the first year of BSc Biomedicine programme, giving an introduction to molecular cell biology. This is for a 15 credit, Level 4 module, taught in the Autumn term, teaching two modules; one in the afternoon and one in the evening.(66 contact hours of teaching).

Cell Membranes and Bio-Energetics - this role will contribute to teaching on the first year of the BSc Biomedicine programme. This is for a 15 credit, Level 4 module, taught in the Spring term, teaching two modules; one in the afternoon and one in the evening.(60 contact hours of teaching)

As an Associate Lecturer, your responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering engaging lectures and tutorials within a predefined programme of study.
  • Supervising student projects, dissertations, field trips, and placements as necessary.
  • Developing and updating teaching materials to meet defined learning objectives.
  • Setting, marking, and assessing work and examinations, providing feedback to students, and undertaking administrative duties to maintain key records
  • The ideal candidate for the Associate Lecturer role should have:

  • Formal teaching experience, preferably within a Higher Education environment or with adult learners.
  • Good level of information, communication and technology skills, particularly in relation to standard packages and virtual learning environments such as Moodle, Panopto, Teams, Office 365.
  • Willingness to engage within a HyFlex learning environment with elements of both in-person teaching and online materials.
  • A commitment to working with diversity and an ability to relate well to students, particularly adult learners.
  • A postgraduate degree in an appropriate specialism.
  • If you are passionate about teaching and looking to make a significant contribution to our academic community, we would love to hear from you. Module syllabus has been designed and teaching materials exist, although there is some freedom to refine these.

    Apply now to join us as an Associate Lecturer and help shape the academic journey of our students.

    Remuneration

    Starting rate £66.70 per hour, inclusive of pro-rata London Allowance and holiday pay for contact hours worked.

    Payment is based on an hourly rate depending on length of continuous. The hourly rate is based on the starting point of Grade 7 and is inclusive of a ‘Duties Related to Teaching Multiplier' which covers preparation, teaching, administration, assessment marking and other examining duties in connection with the course.

    Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.

    Terms and Conditions

    Fixed-term, part-time contract. Please submit a CV for consideration. Closing date: 1 August 2024. Interview date: w/c 5 August 2024. Please state clearly which module/s you are applying for.

    Enquiries

    If you would like to know more about the role please contact Dick Rayne: [email protected]

    If you have technical issues or difficulties using the recruitment portal please contact [email protected], providing your name and the job reference number of the position. While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.

    We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes. www. birkbeck.ac.uk/jobs

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