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Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer

School of Biomedical Sciences

Salary:   Lecturer - £44,559 to £51,013 per annum, Senior Lecturer - £52,392 to £59,434 per annum
Associate Professor - £61,843 to £69.602 per annum
Release Date:   Monday 20 November 2023
Closing Date:   Sunday 07 January 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:   BIO15

The University of West London (UWL) is ranked the best modern* university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023.

We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience and Teaching Quality in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.   

*University status awarded in or after 1992

The School 

The School of Biomedical Sciences was established in 2020 at the University of West London to provide a modern, research-driven learning environment. Our undergraduate courses offer an excellent scientific grounding combined with the most up-to-date, industry and sector relevant education in subjects that include Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacology, and Biological Sciences in line with University’s unrivalled record in graduate employment. In addition, we host postgraduate taught courses in Dementia Care, Person-Centred Health and Social Care, and Bioinformatics that attract graduates working in range of settings including the NHS and industry.

We are looking for colleagues to join us whose expertise aligns with the school’s priority areas and who can make a significant contribution to our teaching and knowledge exchange activities. Members of the School are expected to play an active role in teaching that will include engaging with UWL's blended learning platform and developing content and learning material for it, delivering workshops, seminars, lectures, laboratory practical’s and leading on modules and courses. Members within the School are research active within areas that include translational medicine, cancer biology, antibiotics resistance, microbial genomics, bioinformatics, and dementia.

The school also attracts excellent postgraduate research students who it supports with an unparalleled level of training and supervision, as well as access to the very latest research facilities.

The Role 

We are seeking Associate Professors, Senior Lecturers and Lecturers with teaching expertise in the following areas:

  • Animal behaviour
  • Ecology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Human genetics

How to Apply 

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and upload your CV and Cover letter. Further information about the application process can be found here: 

Please email  if you need any assistance with the application process.

Interviews are expected to be held Mid-January 2024. 

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Tetyana Vovnyanko, School Biomedical Sciences, 

Additional Information 

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We welcome applications from individuals who do not have a fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Should you be successful and do not hold an HEA fellowship you will be asked to complete one within 2 years of appointment as a condition of your continued employment. Depending on eligibility this may take the form of an advanced Level 7 apprenticeship in teaching which means that you will spend 20% of your work in off-the-job study.

Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. 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.

Applicants must hold or be close to completing a PhD in a relevant field with a demonstrable track record of research within the field. 

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.

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