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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Cellular Genetics) (3292)

Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the UK's largest and most popular Universities.

The Department of Life Sciences is one of the largest in the University attracting large numbers of students on a range of foundation, 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 postgraduate 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 significant 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 educational and/or research reputation. You will have an academic, research and/or clinical background, with expertise and experience in cellular genetics. You will have a first and higher degree in a relevant discipline and will be confident in teaching cellular genetics at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  There is also an expectation that you will undertake appropriate research and scholarly activity, with the successful candidate having a research profile that aligns to an appropriate research theme within the Bioscience Research Centre.

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

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 promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.

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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 (£36,382 to £42,149) to Grade 9 (£43,434 to £50,296)
  • Closing Date:
    31 January 2022
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