Queen’s University Belfast
Lecturers in Biological Sciences
School of Biological Sciences
The School of Biological Sciences aims to enhance the way we use technology in research, food security, microbiology, ecosystem biology, sustainability and many other related areas. The School prides itself on providing innovative teaching methods and a high-tech learning environment for our students.
The School of Biological Sciences is part of the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences. It is made up of three research disciplines, including Ecosystems Biology & Sustainability, Food Safety & Nutrition, and Microbes & Pathogen Biology.
Most staff within the School are also members of the Institute for Global Food Security GRI: the Institute is ranked No 1 in the UK for research intensity in Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Sciences (REF 2014).
The School of Biological Sciences is seeking to recruit world-class scholars with an outstanding and recognised research record in the field of biological sciences. The successful candidate will have a strong track record of obtaining research council grant funding or equivalent.
Applicants’ research should complement the on-going activities of the School’s Ecosystem Biology and Sustainability research theme and also align with the Institute for Global Food Security. Additionally, applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to our undergraduate and postgraduate education programmes, particularly in Ecological Management and Conservation Biology and Animal Behaviour and Welfare. Applicants must have a willingness to engage in the broader administration and management of taught degree programmes within the School.
The posts will complement and extend the ongoing research and teaching programmes within the School and Institute.
The successful candidate will have:
- BSc in Biological Sciences or related subject area.
- PhD in Biological Sciences or related subject area.
- A publication record in peer reviewed journals papers, including at a minimum of 3* rating, commensurate with experience.
- Research interests that are sustainable and which complement or enhance research activities of School & IGFS in area of Ecosystem Biology and Sustainability
- A minimum of 3 years research experience in a relevant field.
- A track record of applying for and securing research funds commensurate with experience
- Relevant university teaching experience in Biological Sciences commensurate with career standing.
Further information about the School can be found at https://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofBiologicalSciences/
Informal enquiries may be directed to Ian Montgomery, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 8 and Wednesday 9 January 2019
Salary scale: £36,261 to £39,610 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday 28 November 2018
For full criteria and to apply online, visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN.
Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on email@example.com
The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.