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Senior Teaching Fellow in Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences Teaching only ERE

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £40,931 to £51,805 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 16 December 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2059922BJ

We are seeking an enthusiastic candidate for the following position: 

Be part of our mission to deliver the highest quality research-led education in biomedical sciences. You will join our School of Biological Sciences that delivers degree programmes in Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Biomedical Sciences, Biology and Zoology. You will work with us to develop, teach and provide leadership for our education. We particularly welcome applications from those who can help develop our education in pharmacology including our new MSci Pharmacology and Drug Discovery.  We pride ourselves on the quality of our education (in the top 3 of the Russell Group for student satisfaction for the last 3 years). This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career in biological sciences education at a Russell Group University where our ethos is that research and education are highly integrated. You will be appointed as a permanent member of staff and develop an exciting undergraduate student experience including lectures, tutorials, laboratory practicals and research projects. 

Strong applicants should demonstrate:

  • a doctorate and postdoctoral experience in a relevant discipline
  • ability as a highly effective communicator  
  • evidence of effective team working 
  • ability for excellence in delivering undergraduate education
  • enthusiasm for innovation in education and for enhancing the student experience

The School of Biological Sciences holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. We value diversity and equality and recognise that employees may wish to have working patterns that fit with their caring responsibilities or work-life balance. Due consideration will be given to applicants who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness. 

Interviews will take place in Southampton on a date in December to be confirmed. 

For further details about the post you are invited to contact the Head of School, Professor Lindy Holden-Dye , or Dr Alan Marchant     

Application procedure:

Please include details for up to three referees, your full CV, experience of undergraduate education and a 300 word description of an undergraduate research project that you would deliver. 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sian Gale(Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Please quote reference 2059922BJ on all correspondence.

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We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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