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Lecturer in Medical Sciences - Physiology

  • Job Reference: REQ005939
  • Date Posted: Monday, 6 September 2021
  • Application Closing Date: Wednesday, 6 October 2021
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Grade/Salary: H (£37,467 - £43,434)
  • Basis: Indefinite
  • Job Category / Type: Academic
  • School/Service: School of Medicine
  • Hours: Full time (37 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed

The School of Medicine wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Medical Sciences to lead and contribute to course development, management and delivery in Physiology, and to undertake related research and knowledge transfer activities.

Working within a committed, collegiate and enthusiastic team in a growing School, you will focus primarily on the MBBS and Physician Associates programmes. You will contribute to the areas of course delivery and assessment in Physiology within the School of Medicine. You will also undertake income generation, research and knowledge transfer through relevant activities and undertake specific course leader responsibilities in related programmes.

You will hold a PhD in Physiology or other relevant area. Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) or a recognised teaching qualification would be desirable.

Experience of teaching Physiology within Higher Education is essential, along with the ability to deploy a variety of teaching and learning approaches, including delivering workshops. Improving student engagement, collecting feedback and supporting students as an academic advisor or tutor are integral to the post. You will have a commitment to continued professional development and to the University’s strategy and values.

You must possess excellent communication and presentation skills and have the ability and skills to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team, or independently. We would expect you to develop or continue to pursue research projects of your own.

Informal enquiries are welcomed - please contact Colin Michie in the first instance, via his email:

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification in order to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston but may involve some travel to the Universities’ other campuses.

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