Lecturer in Genetics Education

University of Edinburgh
January 18, 2023
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Job Identification

6103

Job Category

Academic

Locations

  • Ashworth Laboratories, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, GB
  • Posting Date

    12/13/2022, 11:15 PM

    Apply Before

    01/18/2023, 12:00 AM

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    Contract Type

    Fixed Term

    Job Description

    UE08, £43,414 - £51,805

    College of Science and Engineering, School of Biological Science, Institute of Cell Biology

    Fixed Term, Full Time

    2 years

    We are looking for a full time, fixed term Lecturer in Genetics Education, with a background in Molecular Genetics, Genetics and/or Evolutionary Biology and a growing research reputation. We want to appoint someone who is committed to evidence-based teaching; development and implementation of student-centred teaching techniques; and who wishes to engage in research in a relevant area and/or in Pedagogy.

    The Opportunity:

    The School of Biological Sciences at the University of Edinburgh is designing a new curriculum to provide an excellent biological education to our next generation of graduates. The role will include leading development and delivery of a new 2nd year course, called Genetics and Evolution, that is one of three core courses that will provide an integrated, skills focused foundation to Evolution and Genetics. The course aims to build on the knowledge, as well as a practice of independence and reflection, gained during our students' first year. You will also have the opportunity to engage in a research program in an area of biology that complements our existing research priorities, or in an area of pedagogy. The applicant will be able to interact and engage positively with students and staff at all levels to ensure successful delivery of teaching, assisted by administrative support provided by the School.

    Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Background in teaching and research in the area of Molecular Genetics/Genetics/Evolution
  • Knowledge of current teaching and learning methods in higher education
  • Experience in developing and delivering skills based teaching at undergraduate level
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Click here for a copy of the full job description.

    As a valued member of our team you can expect:

    An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

    The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

    The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office's English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.

    About Us

    As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow's greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally.

    About the Team

    As the modern inheritors of our 400-year-old reputation for excellence, our staff and students contribute to a vibrant academic community whose visions are shaping tomorrow's world. The School of Biological Sciences is at the leading edge in teaching, research and innovation. Independent rankings such as the Times Higher Education consistently place us amongst the top 25 universities in the world for biological sciences. We aim to ensure that our culture and systems support flexible and family-friendly working and to recognise and value diversity across all our staff and students. The School has an active programme offering support and professional development opportunities for all staff. We place a particular focus on development for early-career researchers (postgraduate and postdoctoral research staff and personal fellowship holders), offering mentoring and an active ‘BioDocSoc' organisation that brings together researchers for networking, events and training opportunities.

    The School of Biological Sciences holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance the representation of women in science, mathematics, engineering and technology.

    Our website contains more information about the School.

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