Lecturer in Life Science
University of Sussex
United Kingdom

 Lecturer in Life Science

The Genome Damage and Stability Centre (GDSC) is a department of the School of Life Sciences and a University of Sussex Centre of Excellence. Drawing on world-leading experts and a critical mass of knowledge, the GDSC pursues its mission to understand and exploit the molecular mechanisms underpinning genome integrity.

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer B in Genome Stability (Education and Scholarship). In this role, you will be a key member of the teaching team, designing and delivering high quality teaching across our degrees. The successful candidate will be committed to the delivery of high-quality teaching related to Genome Stability and the broad areas of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, and Translational Biomedicine.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, or related discipline. A strong motivation to educate and inspire students on core Molecular Biology and Biomedicine topics using a variety of teaching and assessment approaches is essential. You will have a rigorous, enthusiastic and collegiate approach to all aspects of student education, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to use technology effectively and innovatively.


The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds


The School of Life Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of its staff and providing an inclusive working environment. The School currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award, has developed a Race Equity Action Plan and hosts an active Equality, Diversity and Inclusion working group. 


Applications are particularly welcomed from Black and minority ethnic candidates, and women, trans and non-binary candidates, who are under-represented in the School of Life Sciences. 


The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at Family Friendly Policies


Potential candidates are welcome to make informal contact with Prof. Antony Carr (a.m.carr@sussex.ac.uk) or Prof. Ulrich Rass (u.w.rass@sussex.ac.uk) before applying.


Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, a statement of teaching interests and approaches (not more than 2 pages), and the names of three academic referees. 


Please note: The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 


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The benefits that you will receive from day one: Generous pension scheme, Purchase additional Annual Leave through our Scheme for a great home and work life balance, Discounts of public transport, Cycle to work Scheme, and special rates in hotels in Brighton and the Sussex region, Discounts on high-street shops through our Rewards partner, along with a Cash back Health Plan, Considerable discount on our on-site Gym Facilities because we care about our employees’ Health and Wellbeing.


Brighton, United Kingdom


Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).


Lecturer B, £45,585 to £54,395 per annum, pro rata if part time.

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