Lecturer in Forensic Science – Education, Scholarship & Professional Practice

University of Kent

Grade 7 Academic
Post Type:
Full Time
Contract Type:
Release Date:
Friday 18 December 2020
Closing Date:
23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 14 February 2021  (unless otherwise stated)
Interview Date:
Monday 01 March 2021

This is an exciting time to join our forensic programme as we look to expand our teaching team in line with our strategic plans and an ongoing focus and investment in forensic science. In order to develop our programme of study we seek to recruit Lecturers with backgrounds in forensic science-related disciplines. We are looking for individuals who possess energy, ideas, a passion for developing innovative teaching in forensic science and share the same positive views towards student support and development as the rest of our team.

As Lecturer in Forensic Science you will:

Deliver high quality teaching as a member of the forensic science teaching team in a developing capacity within an established programme of study,
Teach in a variety of settings from small, group tutorials to large lectures.
Collaborate in scholarly activities and/or professional practice-based initiatives with colleagues based in the school and beyond.
Act as academic adviser, giving first line support
To be successful in this role you will have:

First degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area or evidence of significant and relevant professional practice
Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established teaching programmes and specifically contribute to the teaching of the forensic science programme at the University of Kent
Evidence of, and a personal commitment to developing, excellence in both teaching and scholarship
Potential to initiate, develop, and deliver high quality teaching
The School of Physical Sciences (SPS) is a vibrant, dynamic and expanding interdisciplinary school covering forensic science, physics, chemistry. SPS is a dynamic School achieving national and international excellence in both teaching and research. It has enjoyed extensive investment by the University of Kent over the past four years including a new Crime Scene house and forensic equipment.   Currently there are approximately 850 undergraduates in addition to 90 Postgraduates, 40 full time academic staff with a team of some 28 administrative and technical support staff.  The School has recently undertaken a strategic review, which facilitates focus for the teaching and research aspirations of the School and includes development of the forensic research group.

Further Information

Interviews are to be held:

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: NATS-006-20

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