Teaching Fellow in Pharmacology & Drug Development

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7197072 (Ref.No. FBSBM1203)
Posted: December 1, 2023

Job Description

Are you passionate about helping to deliver an exceptional student experience in a top-ranked Russell Group University? Can you provide excellent teaching in Pharmacology & Drug Development?

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and successful scientist with the ability and skills to contribute to the world class teaching across programmes within the School of Biomedical Sciences.

As a Teaching Fellow, you will have a PhD in Pharmacology & Drug Development and experience of teaching in pharmacology with an emphasis on drug discovery and development. You will have ability to teach at an advanced level with an enthusiastic and engaging approach, using modern interactive education modalities and applying digital systems. 

The key requirement is experience in teaching and assessment for undergraduate and Masters level courses associated with the discovery and development of drugs to combat disease. The primary criteria for appointment will be academic excellence and potential to further enhance the teaching activity within the school of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Leeds. 

The University of Leeds and the Faculty of Biological Sciences are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offer a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN (the national body that promotes gender equality in higher education), and the Faculty of Biological Sciences was awarded a Silver award in 2020.  We are proud to be an inclusive Faculty that values all staff, and are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees. Our Athena SWAN webpage provides more information. 


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

Prof Richard Callaghan, Head of the School of Biomedical Sciences 

Email: [email protected]

Prof Charlotte Haigh, Director of Student Education, School of Biomedical Sciences 

Email: [email protected]


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Biological Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Biomedical Sciences
Category:  Teaching
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £37,099 to £44,263 per annum
Working Time:  37.5 hours
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 24 months)
Release Date:  Thursday 30 November 2023
Closing Date:  Friday 05 January 2024
Reference:  FBSBM1203


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.