Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences College of Medical and Dental Scie

United Kingdom
May 17, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Job Purpose

To create and disseminate knowledge at a senior through initiating and conducting original research, through publication and through developing and delivering undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes, as appropriate to the disciplinary area. In addition, to contribute to the department/school through management/leadership, and enterprise activities, as appropriate.


Person Specification


  • Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications
  • Extensive research/teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism
  • Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning/ research
  • Skills in managing, motivating and mentoring others successfully at all levels



  • Experience and achievement reflected in a growing reputation
  • Extensive experience and demonstrated success in planning, undertaking and project managing research to deliver high quality results
  • Extensive experience of applying and/or developing and devising successful models, techniques and methods
  • Experience and achievementin knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity



  • Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes
  • Extensive experience and demonstrated success in developing appropriate approaches to learning and teaching, and advising colleagues
  • Experience and success in knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity that enhances the student experience or employability


Management Administration

  • Ability to contribute to School/Departmental management processes
  • Ability to assess and organise resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes


Senior Lecturer

Demonstrated competence in Research; Learning and Teaching; and Management and Administration; and excellence in at least two of these areas.

Research requirements (SL)

  • An excellent national reputation and a developing international profile through significant original research work and a clear record of impact.
  • Evidence of success under the following headings, as appropriate to the discipline: 
  • High level peer esteem as evidenced by 
    • Excellent reputation in the UK and often internationally, reflected in sustained high quality output, level of innovation, impact on subject and recognition 
    • An excellent and sustained record of peer reviewed research publications 
  • Successful and sustained supervision of doctoral students to completion 
  • Substantial and sustained research income generation, e.g. through research grants, contracts, research consultancy or other external funding 
  • Sustained high value impact knowledge transfer and enterprise that is of manifest benefit to the College and University 
  • Learning and teaching requirements 
  • An excellent teaching profile and performance in terms of both impact and quality. Evidence of success under the following headings: 
  • Successful and sustained use of a range of appropriate teaching methods, and assessment strategies that promote high quality learning, including learning that is flexible, distinctive and current and stimulates learners’ natural curiosity 
  • Significant and sustained contribution to one or more of the following: strategic development of new programmes; approaches to learning; the development of learning resources 
  • High quality and sustained contributions to fostering excellence in teaching activities more widely, i.e. in the Department/School or College and/or externally 
  • Mentoring and expert advice which develops the skills of colleagues in teaching and in fostering learning 
  • Management and administration-related requirements 
  • Demonstrated significant achievement in management and administration-related activities, which may include leadership of activities/initiatives. Evidence of success under the following headings 
  • Successful and sustained performance in significant administrative/managerial role (s) (e.g. exams officer) 
  • Significant and sustained high quality innovative contributions to the management/administration of the Department/School/College or University 
  • Successful and sustained contribution to the corporate life of the School/College/University, displaying willingness to contribute actively to committees, collaborative teaching and administrative tasks 


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