Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Forensic Chemistry

Anglia Ruskin University
June 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Job Category

Teaching, Research & Scholarship

Vacancy Type

Fixed term contract

Fixed Term Duration

12 months

Employment Type

Full time

Salary From

£37,099 p.a.

Salary To

£54,395 p.a.



Faculty/Prof Service

Faculty of Science & Engineering

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Closing Date



  • Job Description and Personal Specification (PDF, 100.4kb)

  • Expectations of Academics Staff (PDF, 161.69kb)

  • About ARU:

    ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. ARU holds a Gold award for the quality of its education, awarded through the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

    ARU's research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK's Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world leading. We are the largest provider of Nursing, Midwifery, Health and Social Care students in the East of England, and we are also among the UK's leading universities for degree apprenticeship provision, working with hundreds of employers across the UK.

    About to Role:

    You will join our School of Life Sciences, working with academics teaching and conducting world-class research in Forensic Science, Crime and Investigative Science, Biomedical Science, and Animal and Environmental Biology, based in our Faculty of Science and Engineering. We're a forward-looking and enthusiastic School with a vision that combines commitment to a strong and active research culture with excellence in learning and teaching. With a PhD or Professional Doctorate (or nearing completion within 18 months) in a related discipline you will have academic, casework and research experience in forensic chemistry. You will ensure high standards of teaching, whilst adhering to quality assurance standards, and provide an excellent student experience. You will be committed to research and prepared to work as part of multi-disciplinary teams, as well as developing your personal research activities. You will possess excellent communications skills and will demonstrate a flexible approach to work.

    Desirable candidates will have experience in a wide range of analytical techniques from amongst GC-MS, LC-MS, LCMS - Q-ToF, AA and ICP methods, NMR spectroscopy, chemometrics and Bayesian methods as applied to forensic chemistry, and experience across chemical and physical criminalistics. You will also be familiar with evidence collection and management, sample preservation, writing witness statements and court reports and presentation of evidence in court.

    Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Christopher Parris, Head of School of Life Sciences at [email protected], or Dr Alvin Helden, Deputy Head of School at [email protected].

    Find out more about working with us.

    We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that ARU will carry out online searches as part of the due diligence on short listed candidates.

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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