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Lecturer in Pharmacology
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF33268

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 21/08/2020

Job live date: 31/07/2020

Salary: £41,526 - £42,792 per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: School of Chemistry Food & Pharmacy

Division: Pharmacy

Hours per week: Full time, 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Fixed term up to 12 months

We are seeking a motivated and passionate colleague with expertise in pharmacology and therapeutics to join our team and contribute to teaching on our MPharm and Pharmacology programmes. 

The appointed candidate for this fixed term, teaching focussed post will be motivated to provide high quality and innovative teaching within the broad remit of pharmacology and therapeutics, supporting the delivery of undergraduate teaching in the School of Pharmacy. Whilst there is some flexibility in the subjects taught, this post will contribute to the delivery of the teaching of core biological and pharmacological concepts, microbiology and cardiovascular therapeutics on our BSc Pharmacology and Master of Pharmacy programmes. This role will also involve the support of students as an academic tutor and the supervision of undergraduate student projects. The successful candidate will be required to contribute to the development of innovative teaching initiatives and assume appropriate administrative roles.

Ideally, you will have:

•    Experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level
•    A track record or commitment to developing innovative teaching activities
•    The ability to use and develop IT resources to support student learning
•    Evidence of engagement with relevant professional organisations and/or activities at national / international level
•    Experience of, or a commitment to, supporting administrative roles within the department
•    A PhD in an aspect of Pharmacology, Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences or a related field 

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Programme Director of BSc Pharmacology

Contact role:


Contact name:

Prof. Gary Stephens

Contact name:

Dr Sakthivel Vaiyapuri

Contact phone:

0118 378 6156

Contact phone:

0118 378 8015

Contact email:

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The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.



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