Senior Lecturer in Forensic Science
School of Human and Social Sciences
Salary: £49,897 to £55,651 per annum
Release Date: Monday 29 August 2022
Closing Date: Monday 26 September 2022
Interview Date: Monday 24 October 2022
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School of Human and Social Sciences offers a full range of awards from
foundation degrees to undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. Our
courses and areas of expertise include Criminology and Policing, Psychology,
Education, Addiction Studies, Forensic Science, Nutritional Therapy, Politics
and International Relations. Our courses are accredited by professional bodies
in the sciences, for example, The British Psychological Society and the
British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), Forensic
Science is accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, Addiction
studies by the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals and the
Nutritional studies course by Nutritional Therapy Education Commission
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching,
learning and assessment in the area of Forensic Science. There will be an
expectation to lead on themes of forensic chemistry. Additionally, the
postholder will support teaching within other aspects of forensic science and
statistics within the undergraduate courses. This role will also incorporate
course development and management responsibilities. Additionally, the role
will include research, scholarship and knowledge exchange.
The successful candidate will have significant operational experience from
working in a chemistry and/or forensic science laboratory. You will possess a
good understanding of the Forensic Science sector and have experience working
with analytical instruments. You will have knowledge of drugs, toxicology and
(in)organic chemistry. In parallel, you have undertaken research in a
forensic science area and have, or be close to completing, a PhD in a relevant
Previous experience of research, consultancy and/or knowledge exchange
activities is essential. You will also have experience in teaching and
learning at undergraduate level. Experience of curriculum design and
development is desirable.
Team working and commitment to excellent student experience are critical
components to this role.
How to Apply
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UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the
gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as
well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights
organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community,
particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in
accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.
Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will
normally be at the minimum point.
This post is not available for UWL students.
Previous applicants for this post need not apply again.