Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship) in Immunology

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7116845 (Ref.No. FBSMB1243)
Posted: November 28, 2022

Job Description

As a Lecturer in Teaching and Scholarship, your role will be to support the University in its programme to transform the educational experience of its students, ensuring that, regardless of their background, all develop the knowledge and skills required to succeed and make a positive impact in the world. 

Are you an enthusiastic teacher, committed to delivering innovative and evidence-informed approaches to teaching and learning that will deliver inclusive, active and digitally enhanced experiences to students at undergraduate and postgraduate level? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?  

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual with disciplinary expertise in Immunology who can enhance and add breadth to our existing portfolio of teaching in this area.  You will contribute your knowledge, experience and creativity to develop innovative modes of course delivery, assessment, curriculum design and scholarship of teaching. With the ability to collaborate effectively and to motivate and inspire learners, you will become a valued academic member of the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, where you will support innovation in our taught programmes and help introduce new forms of teaching and learning. As a Lecturer in Immunology, you will have a focus on the delivery of immunological content in lecture, tutorial and practical based teaching across the undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes in the School. You will deliver and develop innovation to our projects at undergraduate and post-graduate taught level.  

For this role, you should have a PhD or equivalent in Molecular and Cellular Immunology or a related discipline.  You should also have experience of delivering teaching and outreach activities at undergraduate and postgraduate level with an immunology focus.  

The School of Molecular and Cellular Biology is a vibrant centre for teaching and research. Research strengths in infectious disease, signalling and cancer, and protein quality control feed into interdisciplinary themes of Healthy Living, Biotechnology and Discover Bioscience. These research areas translate into a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes that span the molecular and cellular biosciences. Innovative approaches to teaching and research are supported by cutting edge research facilities and laboratories.  

The School has a strong interdisciplinary ethos and participates in collaborative teaching and research across the wider University, and world-wide with external partners. Through these activities our goal is to train the next generation of scientists and to deliver research that benefits the world. You will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses. You will also work with colleagues to support them in the introduction of innovative curriculum design and delivery, utilising interactive teaching methods, increased use of technology-enhanced learning, inclusive and authentic learning. You will liaise between the School’s curriculum review and design team and relevant teams at the Faculty level, as well as working with a wide range of colleagues, students and external stakeholders to develop and promote innovative curriculum design and delivery. The role also has a significant scholarly commitment, with individuals engaging in scholarly work on teaching and learning that is in line with their discipline(s).

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Andrew Macdonald, Professor, Head of School of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Email: [email protected]  

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Biological Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Molecular & Cellular Biology
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £43,414 to £51,805 p.a.
Working Time:  100% - we are open to discussing flexible working arrangements
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 25 November 2022
Closing Date:  Friday 06 January 2023
Reference:  FBSMB1243

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.