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Teaching Associate Pharmacology (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:  Thursday 14 December 2023
Reference:  MED502723

The University of Nottingham is looking to appoint a Teaching Associate to undertake undergraduate teaching in the area of pharmacology as part of the Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medicine, and MSc in Drug Discovery degrees in the School of Life Sciences 

You will co-convene and teach on the first year module Core Skills in Pharmacology in the Spring semester, and contribute to the delivery of workshops and practicals across all degrees at all levels. You will also contribute to marking of exams and coursework, including project dissertations. Depending on your experience, you may also supervise or co-supervise undergraduate or MSc project students.

You will have experience of 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. A PhD in Pharmacology or closely related discipline is required. The ability to teach pharmacokinetics is desirable, although not essential.

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

Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

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 Richard Roberts ( Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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