Biomedical sciences lecturers prepare students to become registered biomedical scientists in a range of sectors and organisations (such as the NHS in the UK). This is an education and training role and does not involve research activities. At jobs.ac.uk we’ve created this Biomedical Sciences Lecturer jobs profile to provide with an insight into this role.
What does a Biomedical Sciences lecturer do?
Delivering lectures and practical/lab classes to undergraduate students and postgraduate students.
- Setting and marking examinations.
- Curriculum design and development.
- Maintaining a broad knowledge of up-to-date research and development in biomedical sciences.
- Supporting students on work placements within the health and medical sector.
What qualifications and experience do you need?
A good first degree and Master’s qualification in an area of biomedical science, such as biochemistry, immunology or microbiology, would be essential for a lecturing job.
You would also be a practising specialist biomedical or clinical scientist and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Experience in higher education teaching or evidence of having mentored trainee biomedical scientists in a clinical/laboratory setting would also be essential.
What’s the pay?
A teaching-focused biomedical sciences lecturer can expect a starting salary in the range of £38,474 to £45,737, depending on qualifications and professional/clinical experience.
What can it lead to?
The next step up would be to apply for a senior lecturer or associate professor role. You could decide to stay on a teaching-only academic path or pursue a biomedical research career upon completion of a doctorate.
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Where can I find jobs?
Biomedical science is such a broad field that, depending on your specialist area, you will find lecturing jobs in disciplines such as pharmacology, biotechnology, health science and environmental science as well as within all biological sciences disciplines. Biomedical scientists are also in demand in public bodies (such as the NHS), research facilities and institutes and biomedicine industries worldwide.
Find Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences jobs here.