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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Bioinformatics) (2565)

One of the largest research-led science and technology educators in the UK, our Faculty of Science and Engineering offers a world-class teaching environment, covering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. With genuine trailblazing specialisms and global impact, our exceptional research has created an international reputation for making a transformative contribution to the world around us. We deliver work with real-world impact, and cultivate lasting relationships with businesses, the government and the general public to share our innovation and expertise.

The Department of Life Sciences is one of the largest in the University attracting large numbers of students on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. At undergraduate level, we offer degrees in Biomedical Science, Healthcare Science (Physiological Sciences), Human Physiology and Human Biosciences. There are taught Masters programmes in Biomedical Science, Clinical Sciences and Human Physiology. The Department resides within the Faculty of Science and Engineering and benefits from spacious, modern and well-equipped teaching and research facilities having benefitted from recent significant and on-going investment.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated individual who is committed to providing an excellent learning experience for our students in the Department of Life Sciences and enhancing our research reputation. You will have an academic or research background, with expertise in bioinformatics and experience of evaluating large datasets. You will have a first and higher degree in a relevant discipline and will be confident in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. There is an expectation that you will undertake appropriate research and scholarly activity, with the successful candidate having an established research profile that aligns to the research activities in the Centre for Bioscience.

Information about the Department can be found on our homepage ( and details of our research activities can be found at the Centre for Bioscience homepage ( For specific information regarding our research activities, please contact the Centre for Bioscience Research Centre, Prof Tristan McKay ( For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact the Head of Department, Ms Carol Ainley ( or the Deputy Head of Department, Dr Jason Ashworth (

If you would like to join our people and share our ambition, we would love to hear from you.

To apply: Please attach your CV and covering letter to the online portal

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. We are proud of our diverse community of staff, students and visitors.

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Manchester All Saints Campus
Oxford Road, Manchester, UK, M15 6BH
  • Location:
    Manchester All Saints Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Science and Engineering
  • Salary:
    Grade 8 (£35,845 to £41,526) to Grade 9 (£42,792 to £49,553)
  • Closing Date:
    4 March 2020
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