The University of Wolverhampton

Lecturer in Clinical Biochemistry

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Contract Type
Advert Status
36,382 - 43,434 pa
Closing Date
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The Department of Biomedical Science & 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. The Department of Biomedical Science & Physiology delivers a highly successful portfolio of IBMS accredited Biomedical Science courses, and as such, we seek to appoint a full time Senior Lecturer Clinical Biochemistry. The successful applicant will possess the depth and breadth of knowledge to contribute to teaching, research and assessment on the BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science award, and related programmes, and will preferably be registered with the IBMS, HCPC or be a member of a relevant PSRB. Applicants should have a first degree in a related discipline and either a Masters or a PhD or significant professional practice experience in Clinical Biochemistry. The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and have a track record of research in Clinical Biochemistry and will engage across a range of university wide research institutes and centres. You will have an ability to attract other world-class academics to the institution, develop an innovative independent research agenda and demonstrate the ability to lead a research group. The need to provide inspiring education and expand research collaborations are essential. The appointee will demonstrate an interest in developing pedagogic strategies which will complement or enhance teaching and learning within the Faculty, and will contribute significantly to the pedagogical development of our Biomedical Science programmes, as well as contributing to placement selection/assessment activities, ensuring high quality, supervised experiential learning during the degree. Good communication and organisational skills are essential attributes.


Candidates will need to specify which position and role profile that they wish to be considered for and ensure that they meet the criteria for that position as stipulated in the person specification for the particular position and role profile. Appointment will be made based on qualifications, knowledge and experience of the candidate.


The University is committed to being an inclusive employer, with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic candidates, and disabled candidates, as they are under-represented within the University, the School of Sciences and the Department of Biomedical Science and Physiology.


For an informal discussion about the post please contact the Head of Department, Dr Graham Basten (, or the Head of Wolverhampton School of Sciences, Prof. Gary Hix, (

The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).

We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.


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