Senior Teaching Fellow in Genomic Medicine
Imperial College London National Heart and Lung Institute
United Kingdom

Job summary

The National Heart and Lung Institute is seeking to appoint a Senior Teaching Fellow for the MSc/ PGDip/ PGCert Genomic Medicine. The role involves the development of active learning and teaching across topics within genomic medicine. You will have the opportunity, where appropriate, to lead on specific modules consistent with subject expertise, develop and deliver authentic assessments, as well as play a key role in cohort building, the...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED02188
  • Date posted 17 December 2020
  • Closing date 17 January 2021

Key information about the role

  • Location Royal Brompton Campus (map)
  • Position type Full time, fixed term
  • Salary £48,607 – £58,528 plus benefits
  • Department National Heart & Lung Institute
  • Category Academic & Teaching / Non Clinical Academic & Teaching

Job description

Job summary

The National Heart and Lung Institute is seeking to appoint a Senior Teaching Fellow for the MSc/ PGDip/ PGCert Genomic Medicine. The role involves the development of active learning and teaching across topics within genomic medicine. You will have the opportunity, where appropriate, to lead on specific modules consistent with subject expertise, develop and deliver authentic assessments, as well as play a key role in cohort building, the recruitment and selection of students applying to the programme.

The National Heart and Lung Institute’s (NHLI) main aims are to carry out research and education in Cardiovascular and Respiratory basic and clinical science.  NHLI is committed to the development and delivery of excellent education and training at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. NHLI’s education team is responsible for implementing, administering and supporting the Institute’s education and outreach activities, undertaken in line with the College’s strategy for education.

Duties and responsibilities

You will support an excellent student experience and help NHLI’s academic and teaching staff to deliver a world-class education in Genomic Medicine through responsibilities including:

  • Day to day guidance and support to the Module Leaders
  • Overseeing the continuing evolution of a distance learning environment for the programme, including virtual patient journeys and new e-learning tools for Genomic Medicine
  • Academic liaison with programme partners (Institute of Cancer Research, Brunel)
  • Educational liaison with the other Genomic Medicine MSc providers in the HEE network
  • Development of marking criteria and assessment processes across all modules and research projects.

Essential requirements

The successful candidate will hold a BSc in genetics, genomics or other related subject, as well as teaching experience in a Higher Education setting. A PhD in human genetics or genomics is desirable.

You must be able to work well within a team environment, have enthusiasm for teaching and be willing to learn new skills to support education. The successful candidate must be adaptable and keen to drive the development of the programme and students.

Further information

This is a full time role offered on a fixed-term basis for a duration of 3 years.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Dr Katerina Koutsantoni, Education Manager on a.koutsantoni@imperial.ac.uk

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level.

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-integrity/animal-research


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