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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Education) in Biomedical Sciences

United Kingdom
Lecturer: £46,497 - £57,141 per annum, Senior Lecturer: £58,850 – £68,194 per annum.
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Academia, Biomedical Science
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The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences (MDBS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate, with industry or health service experience as a Biomedical Scientist, to the post of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Education) in Biomedical Sciences.

The successful candidate will undertake significant teaching within the undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the School, with a focus on the IBMS accredited undergraduate BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science.

The postholder will play a key role in assisting the planning and academic administration of placements, through liaison with employers both in the health service and external to the health service. They will maintain an appropriate portfolio of scholarly activity that will enhance the educational activities of the Centre and will contribute to Centre and School administration / outreach activities.

Applications may be made at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level. The job description for Senior Lecturer (Education) includes and builds on the requirements at Lecturer (Education) level. Please clearly indicate which role you are applying for in your application and ensure you set out how you meet the relevant criteria.

The successful candidate at Lecturer (Education) level must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet the following criteria:

  • Honours degree in Biomedical Science or equivalent subject area.
  • Masters’ degree (or equivalent) in relevant subject.
  • Significant relevant experience working as a Biomedical Scientist in a clinical laboratory in industry OR working as an HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist in a clinical laboratory in the public or private health service.
  • Scholarly interests that are sustainable and which complement the strategies of the Centre.
  • Experience in training individuals in at least one Biomedical Science related clinical discipline.
  • Experience of teaching and assessing within the biomedical sciences at university undergraduate level OR supervising and assessing students on placement in the laboratory.
  • Evidence of ability to design appropriate teaching materials in respect of Biomedical Sciences and to plan and organise the delivery and assessment of taught courses.
  • Experience of quality assurance mechanisms.
  • Ability to contribute appropriately to the teaching load of the School.
  • Experience of contribution to a range of academic administrative/management tasks commensurate with stage of career.
  • Ability to contribute to a range of community/ outreach activities.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.  For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, please click on the Candidate Information links below.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.  We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: and

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Aisling Keane via

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