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Job Description

Associate Lecturers - Biology
Salary: £32,000-£42,000 per annum, depending on experience
Contract: Full-time – Fixed Term 2 Years
Reports to: Professional Education Lead
Role Overview: We are seeking an enthusiastic and knowledgeable individual to join our team as an Associate Biology Lecturer. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in delivering a comprehensive molecular biology course that offers hands-on experiences with various techniques and methodologies. As an Associate Biology Lecturer, you will have the opportunity to impart your expertise, foster a deep understanding of molecular biology, and mentor the next generation of scientists. If you are passionate about molecular biology and have a desire to educate and inspire students, we encourage you to apply for this exciting position. You will also have the opportunity to utilize your knowledge and experience to contribute to or lead research and commercial projects in areas including but not limited to cell therapies, clinical diagnostics & clinical trials
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Key Responsibilities

1. Teaching

  • Provide teaching as required using a variety of pedagogical. Techniques such as small group teaching, practical work, student- centered learning, building on prior learning, skills and experience, individual activity, assessment for learning and questioning.
  • Ensure students are provided with the appropriate equipment to undertake training and complete any required assessments
  • Supervise PhD students

2. Assessment

  • Complete assessments of students in line with company policies and the relevant qualification body guidelines
  • Create and update written course materials and assessments, so they are fit for purpose and where necessary, conform to the regulations of awarding bodies
  • Contribute to formative and summative feedback and tasks related to student’s work

3. Curriculum development and Quality assurance

  • Work with colleagues to ensure content of training courses are up-to-date and relevant.

  • Engage with feedback on teaching to enhance quality and learner. experience

  • Adopt reflective pedagogical practices and share learnt experiences with the team to improve delivery and assessment

  • Attend standardization and moderation meetings as and when required

  • Work with the Quality Assurance Manager to ensure the quality of course materials including assessments
  • Ensure that course equipment has been tested and any problems addressed so that courses are fit for purpose

4. Administration and pastoral duties

  • Provide pastoral support and references to students during and after courses
  • Contribute to student admissions processes including interviews and selection panels
  • Update website information and back-end content, course dates etc as well as maintaining required spreadsheets to assist the team in the smooth running of training programs
  • Answer student/client questions and in relation to specific enquiries including corporate booking and bespoke packages.

5. Scientific R&D

  • Participate in and contribute to scientific team meetings

  • Contribute or lead project planning activities including workflow development, resource planning

  • Research funding opportunities and participate in or lead on grant/tender writing

  • Review literature, develop and present research ideas to the team ensuring that they are innovative and answer current needs on national or international scale

  • Work with the team to implement and deliver laboratory-based projects

  • Contribute to commercial projects as needed


6. Health & Safety

  • Create and review all related risk assessments and make amendments in line with the relevant guidance
  • Have overall responsibility for laboratory health and safety within the department
  • Ensure technicians, students and lecturing staff understand and follow laboratory health and safety
  • Ensure all team members complete the relevant health and safety assessments

Person Specification

Qualifications, Training & Knowledge




Skills & Behaviours




Company Benefits

35 days Holiday per annum pro rata
Employee Assistance Programme
Benefits Available after 1 years’ Service.
House Loan Scheme –   down payment on new home
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Package
Enhanced Sickness and Absence Pay
Enhanced holiday package after 5 years and 10 years’ service

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If you are interested in this job position, please send your CV with a covering letter to

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