Teaching Fellow, Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition (MED121A)

We are seeking an experienced Teaching Fellow with qualifications and experience in an area or areas of molecular medical sciences to support the team of academic, technical and professional services staff in the delivery of our world-class BSc programmes. 

School/Section: Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Division: Institute of Education for Medical & Dental Sciences
Staff Category: Teaching
Position Type: Redeployment
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £36,914 - £40,323
Ref No: MED121A
Closing Date: 08-AUG-2021


Job Description

The post holder will be supported in their role by an experienced and vibrant academic and professional services support team in the Institute for Education in Medical and Dental Sciences and wider university. The initial focus of the post will be to contribute to preparations for the academic session 2021/22 and the changes to teaching to accommodate the impact of Covid19 on the University’s activities.

Working with Programme leads in UG medical sciences, the post holder will contribute to the organisation and delivery of molecular medical science teaching and assessment, student support, teaching initiatives, pastoral support and teaching administration.  This will involve face-to-face, practical and online teaching, course coordination, project supervision and contribution to course and curriculum development.

It is expected that candidates will have a PhD in a relevant subject within the molecular medical science discipline areas. UG teaching experience (including laboratory practicals) and an enthusiasm for teaching innovations and developments is required. 

The person appointed will be a member of the Institute of Education in Medical and Dental Sciences (IEMDS) and will be line managed by a senior member of the IEMDS academic line management team.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6,  £33,797- £40,323 per annum and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience. 

This post is to cover a period of teaching and will be available until 31 July 2022.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and probation period.

The candidate appointed to this post may be eligible for homeworking on an occasional or regular basis.  For more information please refer to our Homeworking Policy.

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa.  At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Natalie Reid, HR Adviser (e-mail: n.reid@abdn.ac.uk) for further information.

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact Professor Gordon McEwan (g.t.a.mcewan@abdn.ac.uk) or Professor Rona Patey (r.patey@abdn.ac.uk).

The closing date for receipt of applications is 08 August 2021

Please note interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 16 August 2021.

 Please quote reference number MED121A on all correspondence

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