Teaching Associate in Biomedical Sciences - Pharmacology and Physiological Sciences (Fixed-term)

Closing Date
Friday, 2nd March 2018
Job Type
School of Medicine, Division of Medical Science & Graduate Entry Medicine, Royal Derby Hospital Centre, Derby
£29799 to £38833 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for the above post based at The Royal Derby Hospital Centre, Derby.  The Division of Medical Science and Graduate Entry Medicine is responsible for three successful programmes of education to over 400 students.

The primary purpose of the role will be to undertake teaching and provide advice as a member of a teaching team delivering core biomedical sciences within the 3 established programmes of study. The post holder will also help to develop new content, modules and course proposals and contribute to curriculum development in the Division as requested.

The successful candidate will have specific responsibility for identifying the learning needs of students in a broad range of biomedical disciplines but specifically physiology (including endocrinology) and pharmacology ensuring that the content, methods of delivery and learning materials meet the defined learning objectives of the Graduate Entry Medicine (A101), BSc in Medical Physiology and Therapeutics (B121) and Medicine with a Foundation Year (A108) courses. The successful candidate will be involved in the development of new teaching and assessment practices and developing systematic methods for evaluating and disseminating these practises within the Division.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in relevant subject area or the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with clarity on complex information are essential. Candidates must have the analytical ability to facilitate conceptual thinking, innovation and creativity; be able to creatively apply relevant approaches to teaching and learning support; to assess and organise and effectively deploy resource requirements. They must be able to build relationships and collaborate with others, both internally and externally and be willing to adopt the Ethos and Principles of the School of Medicine. Previous experience of teaching in the form of lectures/practicals/supervision at aHigher Education level is essential.  

This full-time post will be offered on a 2 year fixed-term contract.  Working hours are 36.25 hours per week, Monday - Friday.  Job share arrangements may be considered for this post.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Susan Anderson, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.