Lecturer (Academic) in Computational Genomics

Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

The Faculty has a reputation for producing high quality graduates, and world leading research. This is an opportunity to join a buoyant and growing department, which has seen continued growth in student numbers, significant investment in physical and staff resources, new state of the art laboratories and a growing research profile.

As Lecturer in Computational Genomics, you will be able to demonstrate experience in teaching and research in the field of computational genomics. Enthusiastic about student-centred pedagogy, you will contribute to education delivery, including programme management as required, across the range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You will also make a significant contribution to employability, and professional engagement with relevant internal and external organisations, at a regional, national and international level.

We are particularly interested in applicants who can demonstrate specialism in bioinformatics applied to the biological and biomedical fields, and candidates that can demonstrate a wide range of subject knowledge. The idea candidate will have the ability to work in laboratories in a research and/or teaching capacity.

Experience of a range of techniques relevant to genomics and biological sciences and ability to teach across a range of topics that may include genomics, computational modelling, cell biology, chemistry and molecular biology would be highly advantageous.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

Successful candidates will contribute to our undergraduate programmes in Biological, Biomedical and Medical Sciences and our Foundation Year in Science. A strong research and pedagogic focus in subjects related to biological sciences is essential. Working with colleagues you will develop and enhance the profile and reputation of the degree programmes and supervise students from first year to PhD level, be involved in laboratory classes or field work, unit administration and research activities.

This appointment is part of a strategic investment in the research and teaching of Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Bournemouth University.

For further information and discussion or the opportunity for an informal visit, please contact Dr Kathy Hodder ([email protected]) or Dr Emilie Hardouin ([email protected]) by email.

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please email [email protected] quoting the appropriate reference (FST411).

BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment. We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society. To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

Closing date: (Midnight) Wednesday 12 May 2021

Interview Date: W/C June 21st 2021