Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Forensic & Biological Sciences

University of Worcester

United Kingdom

February 6, 2022


Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Forensic & Biological Sciences Biological Sciences Location: St John's Campus

Salary: £34,304 to £50,296 Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Advertised On: Wednesday 05 January 2022 Closing Date: Sunday 06 February 2022 Reference: SSE2201

The School of Science and the Environment is seeking a candidate with experience of teaching Forensic Sciences at undergraduate and postgraduate level for appointment as Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Forensic and Biological Sciences. We aim to ensure that all students in the School receive an outstanding student experience, and successful applicants will demonstrate how they will contribute to this aspiration in a very practical, flexible, and innovative way.

The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic and motivated team and contribute significantly to an outstanding student learning experience across the range of courses delivered by the Department of Biological Sciences. They will deliver inspirational teaching and outstanding pastoral care.

As with all School of Science and the Environment staff, the successful applicant will be expected to engage with recruitment and outreach activities, which will involve evening and weekend working from time to time.

Applicants will have experience of teaching on Forensic Science courses at HE level and ideally practitioner experience and demonstrate the ability to teach on modules relating to Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Archaeology, and other modules such as CSI/Law and Order, including procedures and policies within Forensic Science disciplines.

The School has a diverse portfolio across biological sciences, with undergraduate courses in Biology (with pathways in human biology, animal biology and biochemistry), Biomedical Science, Forensic & Applied Biology, Human Nutrition and Medical Science. The School has three active research groups (Worcester Biomedical Research Group, Pollen and Aerobiology Research Group, Sustainable Environments Research Group) and has made strong returns in Units of Assessment 5 and 14 in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework.

Informal queries in relation to this role are welcome, and should be directed to Dr Mike Wheeler (Head of the Department of Biological Sciences) via email at m.wheeler@worc.ac.uk.

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The University of Worcester was established in 1948 as Worcester Emergency Teacher Training College. The institution was renamed as Worcester Teacher Training College and again as Worcester College of Higher Education in 1976. In the 1970s, the Council for National...