The University of Wolverhampton

Senior Lecturer in Evolutionary Biology

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Contract Type
Advert Status
44,045 - 51,034 pa
Closing Date
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Wolverhampton School of Sciences is a newly-established School within the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Within the School, the Department of Biomedical Science and Physiology delivers high quality teaching across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes offering integrated placement year opportunities in research, medical and commercial settings. Biological and Life Science Research is carried out in the newly opened £25 million pound Rosalind Franklin Research Facility, a purpose-built laboratory block which houses teaching laboratories and research facilities. In addition, we have newly refurbished suite of Physiology laboratories, which also provide excellent facilities for both teaching and research. The Department of Biomedical Science and Physiology is an active and expanding area within the University and we are seeking to appoint a senior lecturer in Evolutionary biology. You will contribute to the delivery of undergraduate teaching, making a valuable contribution to delivery of modules on our well-established BSc awards in Biological Sciences and to our successful IBMS Accredited BSc and MSc programmes in Biomedical Science. You will have evidence of being able to teach Human Evolution, Developmental and Evolutionary Biology and Human Physiology, plus and ability to contribute to Primatology and Biological Anthropology. You will also demonstrate evidence of independent research with the capability of attracting support and by engaging with one or more of the successful research groups that form part of the School’s research portfolio. You will have a minimum of a good honours degree or equivalent and a doctorate in an area related to Evolutionary Biology. Good communication and organisational skills are essential attributes.


The University of Wolverhampton is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity. All applicants for jobs will be considered on their abilities and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of age, caring responsibilities, colour, disability, employment status, gender, gender identity, marital status, nationality, race or ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socio-economic status or any other irrelevant distinction. Training is available to support career progression within the University. We are committed to promoting and developing a culture of excellence, diversity and mutual respect that supports all of our staff and students and welcome applications from all sections of society.


Further information on the range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes can be found on our website:  


For an informal discussion about the post please contact the Head of Department, Dr Liz O’Gara (01902 321394,  or the Head of School, Professor Gary Hix, (01902 322365, 

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

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