The University of Wolverhampton

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Science

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Contract Type
Advert Status
34,520 - 49,149 pa
Closing Date
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The Faculty of Science and Engineering (Department of Biology, Chemistry and Forensic Science) is seeking to appoint a new lecturer in Forensic Science (Drug Analysis/Analytical Toxicology). The University has an established Forensic Science provision at undergraduate and postgraduate level and has recently obtained re-accreditation for its BSc and MSci Forensic Science courses. We are looking to recruit an outstanding individual to help sustain the delivery and drive growth of our taught curriculum and research aspirations in the area of Forensic Science.


You will have a minimum of a good honours degree in Chemistry plus, either a PhD in an area related to Forensic Chemistry/Drug Analysis or Toxicology, or accrued suitable professional experience in a Forensic Science setting.  Good communication and organisational skills are essential attributes.


The Department of Biology, Chemistry and Forensic Science is an active and expanding area within the University.  There are laboratory facilities available for Forensic and Chemical Sciences at our main Wolverhampton Campus together with extensive facilities for materials science and materials testing on our Telford Campus. We have recently re-located much of our laboratory provision into a new £25 million research and teaching laboratory building; this houses state-of-the art teaching and research facilities to support Forensic Science.


For an informal discussion about the post please contact the Head of School, Dr Gary Hix on 01902 322365 or the Academic Support Administrator, Emma Miles on 01902 322536.

The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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