Lecturer in Medical Genetics and Genomics

University of Glassgow
June 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:£39,347 - £44,263
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Lecturer in Medical Genetics and Genomics

Job Purpose

To contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by delivering, organising and reviewing teaching, assessment and administration processes associated with postgraduate programmes and to undertake scholarship to enhance learning and teaching in the School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1 . Make a substantial contribution to delivery and leading a range of teaching, supervision and assessment activities across the MSc in Medical Genetics and Genomics and the MSc in Clinical Genetics.

2. Carry out course administration within required timescales ensuring effective communication of information, in particular assessment requirements and criteria with timely and constructive feedback on assessment.

3. Take a lead in the on-going development and design of the programmes in a manner that supports a research-led and scholarly approach to student learning and assessment

4. Develop effective approaches to the use of learning technologies to support and enhance course delivery, course organisation, feedback and assessment. This may involve blended and / or online provision.

5. Ensure an inclusive and evidence-based approach to facilitating learning in a range of face to face and online delivery formats such as tutorials, lectures, problem based learn to promote student participation and attainment of learning outcomes.

6. Develop effective working relationships with students and, in partnership with relevant student services teams, respond appropriately to the diverse range of learning approaches and learner needs.

7. Develop a growing portfolio of scholarship outputs and activities by undertaking methodologically rigorous, educationally relevant enquiries into student learning and disseminate evidence to enhance your own and potentially others' teaching practices. Attend and participate in appropriate seminars and conferences to support research-led teaching and scholarship in medical genetics and genomics.

8. Develop relationships with external stakeholders in support of knowledge exchange, public understanding and appropriate forms of outreach such as widening access.

9. Participate in local and potentially overseas activities associated with student recruitment such as open days, orientation, induction and other School and University initiatives including student transitions, employability and student mobility as appropriate.

10. Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate.

11. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of School.#

12. To contribute to the enhancement of the University's international profile in line with the University's Strategic Plan, Inspiring People Changing the World

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience


Essential :

A1: Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent in related discipline with a growing reputation for scholarship within the subject area.

A2: Track record of scholarship and development and delivery of teaching with proven ability to develop and devise teaching programmes, techniques and methods.

A3: Extensive breadth and depth of knowledge in medical genetics and genomics to develop teaching programmes, methodologies and learning support.



C1 : Proven ability to design, review and enhance multiple learning, teaching and assessment programmes

C2: Ability to contribute to the broader leadership and management activities along with an awareness of current and future priorities of the University, College of MVLS and School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing.

Desirable :

D1: Knowledge of a second language

D2: Good presentations skills



E1: Experience and achievement in the relevant field reflected in an expanding personal academic portfolio.

E2: Experience of developing and demonstrating teaching and research methods and devising models, approaches, techniques, critiques and methods.

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Dr Leah Marks, [email protected] or Professor Edward Tobias, [email protected]

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be Grade 7, £39,347 - £44,263 per annum, pro rata.

This post is part-time (14 hours per week), and open ended.

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.

Vacancy Ref : 147430 Close Date : 26-Jun-2024 23:45

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