Do you have a passion for teaching biology? Join us as an Associate Lecturer delivering introductory cell biology classes to our undergraduate bioscience students.
You will contribute to teaching on the first year of our BSc Biomedicine programme, giving an introduction to molecular cell biology to students from a variety of background at the start of the undergraduate studies. You will have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, academic student support and biological sciences. This is for a 15 credit Level 4 module, taught in the Autumn term and you will delivery two instances of this module, one in the afternoon and one in the evening. The work would require 54 contact hours of teaching as well as organization, communication with students, student support and marking. The module syllabus has been designed and the teaching materials already exist although you will have some freedom to refine these and devise the assessments, subject to the specifications in place.
You will have a PhD in biological sciences, or a related discipline, a sound knowledge of cell biology and have experiences of teaching at an undergraduate level. Proven ability to deliver material effectively in a classroom setting is desirable. Experience of, or willingness to develop, a range of assessment types is required. You will have excellent communication and presentation skills. Evidence of supporting students from a range of background to achieve their potential if highly desirable. The role will require you to work effectively as part of a busy team and also independently.
6 hours per week for 9 weeks of term contract.
Payment is based on an hourly rate depending on length of continuous service with the College (66.70) per hour inclusive of pro-rata London Allowance and holiday pay) for contact hours worked. This hourly rate is based on the starting point of Grade 7 and is inclusive of a ‘Duties Related to Teaching Multiplier’ which covers preparation, teaching, administration, assessment marking and other examining duties in connection with the course.
This role involves 54 contact hours.
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