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Teaching Associate Biochemistry (Fixed term)

Life Sciences

Location:  UK Other
Salary:  £33,966 to £45,585 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Tuesday 12 December 2023
Reference:  MED502523

The University of Nottingham is looking to appoint a Teaching Associate to undertake undergraduate teaching in the area of biochemistry and molecular biology as part of the Biochemistry degrees in the School of Life Sciences. 

You will co-convene and teach the first-year module ‘Core Skills in Biochemistry’ in the Autumn and Spring semesters, and the second-year module ‘Structure and Function of Genes’ in the Autumn semester. In addition, you may also deliver lectures as deemed appropriate on other modules of the degree course portfolio. The role holder will also aid in marking assessments as required for years 1, 2, 3, & 4 undergraduates, as well As taking part in practical classes teaching/assessment. You may also be expected to contribute to open day activities, and offer holder activities, and to be part of activities to improve the biochemistry student experience.

You will have experience teaching at Higher Education level with the ability to communicate with clarity on complex and conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge and understanding as well as to peers, using high level skills and a range of media along with a PhD in biochemistry or a closely related discipline.

This is a full time (36.25 hour), fixed term opportunity available until 31st August 2024. Job share arrangements may be considered.

At the University of Nottingham, we are committed to providing generous employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have an excellent choice of benefits and rewards, including access to fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with 30 days' holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Timothy Simpson ( Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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