Assistant / Associate Professor in Biology (Biochemistry and Biotechnology)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Durham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 06 Jan 2024

Assistant and Associate Professors (Education) at Durham

The University is committed to enabling all of our colleagues to achieve their full potential. We promote and maintain an inclusive and supportive environment to ensure that all colleagues can thrive. Assistant and Associate Professors (Education) contribute to teaching, innovation and citizenship whilst fully focussing on the key skills which will secure their progression. Teaching quality and innovation is critical to ensure a first class learning environment and curricula for all of our students. You will be supported to develop your teaching expertise and to engage in teaching innovation to embed our student experience.

All of our academic colleagues are encouraged to engage in wider citizenship to enhance their own development, to support their department and wider discipline, and to contribute to the wider student experience.

You will be expected to engage in scholarship related to pedagogy, noting that any other independent research (beyond pedagogy) is not part of this post. The appointment will be on the University's 'Teaching Track' career path, which provides clearly defined opportunities for progression against defined criteria.

We are confident that our recruitment process allows us to attract and select the best international talent to Durham. We therefore offer a reduced probation period of 1 year for our Assistant/Associate Professors (Education) and thereafter, subject to satisfactory performance, you will be confirmed in post.

Assistant/Associate Professor (Education)

Applicants must demonstrate teaching excellence in the field of Biology with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University. The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.



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