Senior Lecturer in Forensic Science

Winterbourne, England, United Kingdom

Job description

Campus/location: Frenchay campus

Job overview:

We’re a dynamic and modern university proudly responsible for preparing 27,000 students from 140 countries to take their next steps. With strong global and local connections, we offer an inspiring, diverse work environment where you can develop your skills and experience alongside over 3,000 staff members passionate about higher education.

The Department of Applied Sciences (DAS) is seeking a Senior Lecturer in Forensic Science to support our established and growing programmes and research profile. You will support students on Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses relating to Forensic Science.

The Department of Applied Sciences runs a number of BSc (Honours), MSci and MSc programmes in Forensic Science. We are seeking someone experienced in teaching and research in Forensic Science to support these programmes (where candidates with an expertise in Chemical Science will be prioritised). You will be able to demonstrate particular experience in teaching and assessing Forensic Science across all levels, from foundation to post-graduate, with experience to include laboratory practicals and digital approaches.

At senior lecturer level, you will lead and participate in the design, development and assessment of module(s), and perform a visible leadership role in relation to the teaching team. You may also be required to undertake administrative duties associated with a highly active academic science department, as required by the Head / Associate Heads of Department.

The Department of Applied Sciences is a proud recipient of an Athena SWAN Bronze Award ( and our commitment to gender equality is reflected in a number of ongoing actions related to workload management, flexible working and career development.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

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