Lecturer in Life Sciences

Oxford Brookes University

This is a part time (0.7 fte), fixed term post for 2 years.

We are looking for a lecturer to join the Department of Biological and Medical Sciences.  Candidates should have experience in designing inclusive curriculum and placing empathy at the heart of our curriculum enabling every student to feel a sense of belonging. The successful candidate will be required to teach on our UG Programmes mainly our Life Sciences Foundation Year including broad biology, mathematics for biologists and their application to chemistry. There is an emphasis on supporting learners to develop the knowledge, skills, competencies and attitudes required to contribute to a more sustainable future.

We will help to develop the portfolio of the successful candidate ensuring that they continue to develop academically, foster the attractiveness of our offer to students and contribute to the development of our course portfolio.

You will be responsible for:

▪          Teaching UG students mainly foundation year, supervising projects and dissertations

▪          Leading and developing modules

▪          Undertaking other forms of scholarly activity

You should have:

▪          First degree in a life sciences subject

▪          PhD in a relevant subject

▪          Significant FE/HE teaching experience

▪          Some postdoctoral research or industry experience

▪          Commitment to delivering a good quality student experience

We pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. You’ll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University.  To find out more about the benefits of working for Oxford Brookes please visit: 



The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from black or ethnic minority candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don’t currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route, but must be able to start by 15th August 2023.

If you would like to be considered, please could you send a current CV and personal statement setting out the skills and experience you could bring to this post to[email protected].

Interview: 14th June 2023.

Start date: 15th of August 2023; 1st of September 2023 at the latest.  

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