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Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University – School of Life Sciences

Applications are invited for an Assisstant Professor to assist with teaching duties associated with a joint undergraduate degree programme in Brewing and Distilling, held at Heriot-Watt University and at Tianjin University of Science and Technology. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching (lectures and tutorials) of SCQF levels 7, 8 and 9 courses. The courses encompass key topics in Biology including aspects of Molecular and Microbial Biology, Plant Biology, and Food and Beverage Science. In addition, the post holder will assist with laboratory management duties, routine maintenance of cultures and will conduct some simple experiments, as necessary, for a research laboratory in the field of Environmental Toxicology.

The post holder will, with support from members of the academic staff, be expected to carry out duties that relate to the organisation and delivery of undergraduate teaching, academic student support for Tianjin based students, and teaching administration.

The successful candidate will have a PhD and post-doctoral experience in a cognate subject area, possess excellent communication skills, be enthusiastic about interacting with undergraduates, and be prepared to travel and work in China for periods of up to one month at a time.

The post is available for twenty four months.

For informal enquiries, please contact: Acting Head of School, Dr Peter Morris email p.c.morris@hw.ac.uk or Director of Learning and Teaching, Professor Susan Dewar s.j.dewar@hw.ac.uk

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts at Heriot-Watt 

For application details see our website www.hw.ac.uk/jobs or contact:
Human Resources Office
Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh
EH14 4AS
Tel: 0131-451-3022 (24 hours)
Email: hr@hw.ac.uk
Quoting Ref: 341/02 /15

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