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Temporary Lecturers (2)

Applications are invited for the posts of Temporary Lecturers which are available from 1 January 2018 to 31 October 2022 (4 years and 10 months) and from 1 September 2018 to 31 December 2022 (4 years and 4 months). Based in central Cambridge, we are searching for excellent teachers, working in the areas of general physiology and sensory/neuro physiology. They will be capable of delivering lectures to Medical, Veterinary and Science students and will be active researchers, undertaking exciting work which synergises well with our research programme (

The successful applicants will have PhDs in a relevant subject area, will have aptitude and enthusiasm for teaching, and be willing to contribute effectively to our undergraduate programmes in preclinical medicine, preclinical veterinary science, and natural science ( They will be expected to contribute to the design and delivery of undergraduate and graduate lecture courses and to perform other academic duties including administration, examining and assessment.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates and we strongly encourage women to apply. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Bill Harris, Head of Department (; +44 (0)1223 766137/333772).

Appointment will be made at Temporary Lecturer level with a probationary period of three years. The pensionable salary scale starts at £39,992 to £50,618 per annum.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment, with a satisfactory outcome determined by the University.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that, in the Upload section of the online application, you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), a research publication list which highlights your three most important published outputs, and a covering letter of no more than two pages, outlining current and future plans, indicating the fit within the research profile of the Department and how you might contribute to our teaching. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Closing date: 10 December 2017

Please quote reference PM13696 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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