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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Physiology) (2600)

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 Human Physiology, Human Biosciences, Biomedical Science and Healthcare Science (Physiological Sciences). There are taught Masters programmes in Human Physiology, Biomedical Science and Clinical Science. 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 to further enhance our reputation for research of the highest quality. You will have a first and higher degree in physiology or closely related subject and research interests and expertise which complement those already existing in the Department and Centre for Bioscience. You will be confident in teaching the physiology of all systems at Levels 4 – 5 and your own specialisms at Level 6 and 7.Information about the Department can be found on our homepage ( There is an expectation that you will also contribute to the research activities of the Centre for Bioscience ( or develop new areas of research in your relevant subject field. For specific information regarding the research priority areas, please contact the Director of the Centre for Bioscience, 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 Ian Kay (

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 cover 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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