Lecturer in Anatomy (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track)

University of Glassgow
June 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£39,347 - £44,263
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Lecturer in Anatomy (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track)

Job Purpose

The post holder will support the provision of teaching and assessment across The University of Glasgow's education portfolio in anatomy. This will include clinically orientated anatomy teaching on our professional programs (Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing) and contributions to gross anatomy/histology to Undergraduate and Postgraduate Life Science degrees. Teaching delivery will range from lectures, seminars, tutorials, to hands on dissection or prosection based laboratory teaching.

For appointment at Grade 8, there is an expectation that the post holder will demonstrate enhanced leadership contributions to academic and strategic management issues and will offer support to the ongoing design and development of courses and curricula.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Perform the following range of activities:

1. Make a substantial contribution to delivering on high quality teaching, supervision, and assessment activities, across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within anatomy and histology.

2. Contribute to the on-going development and design of under/post-graduate curricula, to ensure a research-led and scholarly approach to student learning and assessment in the discipline and/or profession.

3. Manage a variety of academic administrative activities, including timely delivery of effective and constructive feedback on assessment, and provision of pastoral support.

4. Deliver effective approaches to the use of evidence-based learning technologies to support and enhance course delivery. This may involve hybrid approaches such as blended and/or online provisions.

5. To apply an evidence-based and research-led approach to teaching and curriculum coordination.

6. Contribute to effective networks with students and staff across the University, and external stakeholders to oversee the embedding of key University priorities such as graduate attributes, professional requirements, work-related learning, transitions support, student mobility and quality enhancement within credit bearing and non-credit bearing activities.

7. Contribute to the development of inclusive and innovative approaches to teaching, learning and assessment that recognise the needs of a diverse student cohort.

8. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of Anatomy.

For appointment at Grade 8:

9. Demonstrate enhanced leadership, academic responsibility and strategic management of teaching and learning projects, courses, or curricula.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience



A1 Relevant PhD or equivalent experience in human anatomy / anatomical science or related subject area.

A2 Significant breadth/depth of knowledge for teaching anatomical sciences to undergraduate students across varying degree programmes.

For appointment at Grade 8:

A3 A growing national reputation for the development of areas of educational excellence/ innovation within the field of anatomy.


Essential :

C1 Ability, drive and influence to develop novel and impactful teaching approaches.

C2 Educational creativity and strong cross-discipline collaborative ability as appropriate.

C3 Excellent communication skills, with ability to communicate clearly and concisely with colleagues across different job families.

C4 Excellent interpersonal skills and a collegiate approach.

C5 Appropriate workload/time/project/budget/people management skills.

C6 Good team building and leadership skills including demonstrable supervisory skills.

C7 A strong commitment to high quality, research led, student orientated teaching and proven ability to engage students to inspire learning, and to provide pastoral care to students.

For appointment at Grade 8:

C8 Excellent leadership skills, able to support early career academic colleagues and manage curricula.

C9 Excellent influencing and collaboration skills to facilitate shaping the educational agenda of the local academic community.

C10 Exceptional commitment to high quality teaching, enthusing students and inspiring learning.

Desirable :

D1 An understanding of the drivers, stakeholders and external factors impacting on Higher Education in Scotland and UK.

D2 Experience of UG Admissions processes and management.

D3 A track record in managing students in difficulty, including those with academic difficulties, professionalism concerns and welfare issues.

D4 Experience of managing UG assessment procedures.



E1 Sufficient depth of relevant teaching and education experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

E2 Excellent track record of contribution to academic and administration activities in research led institution.

For appointment at Grade 8:

E3 Evidence of an established track record of presentations and publications on educational topics.

E4 Experience in undertaking independent substantial anatomical/ education projects and contributing to successful funding applications.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be Grade, 7/8, £39,347 - £44,263/£48,350 - £56,021 per annum.

This post is full time and is to cover maternity leave for up to 12 months or until the substantive postholder returns.

The University of Glasgow has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK. If you require a Skilled Worker visa to work in the UK, you will be required to meet the eligibility requirements of the visa route to be assigned a Certificate of Sponsorship.

Please note that this post may be eligible to be sponsored under the Skilled Worker visa route if tradeable points can be used under the Skilled Worker visa rules. For more information please visit: https: // www. gov.uk/skilled- worker-visa

As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/payandpensions/pensions/, benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/staff/healthwellbeing/.

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/.

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/athenaswan/ and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/ for more information.

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Professor Scott Border, [email protected]

Vacancy Ref: 144469

Closing Date: 18 June 2024

Vacancy Ref : 144469 Close Date : 18-Jun-2024 23:45

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