Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice - Leicester

Leicester, Leicestershire
£37,075 to £46,924 per annum
13 Jul 2017
29 Aug 2017
Job Type

School of Pharmacy

Excellent teaching is at the heart of our commitment to professional, creative and vocational education. Our passionate and enthusiastic lecturers have earned 18 National Teaching Fellowships, making DMU one of the top three universities in the UK on this measure of teaching excellence.
With work under way on the £136m transformation of our Leicester city centre campus, we are seeking outstanding academics to work in this dynamic, ambitious environment.
It is our goal to become the leading provider of professional and creative
education with research that pushes boundaries and improves lives. We wish to attract more talented, professional and creative academics to our campus.

The Leicester School of Pharmacy has an excellent reputation for the delivery of both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The School is seeking to appoint a senior lecturer to provide academic leadership and teaching in clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice.

You will join an enthusiastic team working in modern
teaching and research facilities.
This position represents an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to participate in the growth of an expanding, multi-disciplinary School of Pharmacy and to enhance and develop.

For an informal discussion please contact Professor Antony D'Emanuele,
Tel 0116 257 7074 or or Mrs Sandra Hall, Tel 0116 257 8289 of
Further information about the Leicester School of Pharmacy can be found on the Pharmaceutical Technologies website

Please quote reference: 10869
Closing Date: 29 August 2017
Interview Date: To be confirmed


Overall purpose of the role
To provide academic leadership, excellent teaching and research contribution to the university in the area of pharmacy practice. The post holder will also be expected to contribute to the development of new modules and courses within the School and to develop professional networks.

Main duties and responsibilities
The appointee will be expected to:

  • Engage in a wide range of scholarly activities, including public engagement activities designed to advance the academic reputation of their Faculty, School/Department and the wider University.
  • To undertake teaching and assessment in pharmacy practice.
  • To lead and develop modules, ensuring they are fit for the purpose.
  • To contribute to the development of subject area and related programmes of study.
  • To develop and disseminate high quality teaching materials.
  • To supervise dissertations/project work across the range of provision.
  • To contribute to the research profile of the Leicester School of Pharmacy.
  • To undertake external networking, e.g. with local business community, schools, colleges, or professional bodies (national committees), or with academic community (e.g. external examinerships).
  • To undertake such other duties as may from time to time be specified by the Subject Group Leader.
  • To participate in cross university and promotional activities such as open days, clearing and school visits.
  • To carry out relevant administrative duties associated with the post, for example with matters related to student recruitment, enrolment, induction, teaching and assessment.
  • To participate fully in the University’s Quality Assurance process relating to the discipline.

This job description reflects the main duties and responsibilities of the post. However, the post holder may be required to fulfil other ad-hoc duties commensurate with the level of the post from time to time.

Additional Information

  1. Treat all DMU staff, students, contractors and visitors with dignity and respect. Provide a service that complies with the Equality Act 2010, eliminating unlawful discrimination, advancing equality of opportunity and fostering good relations with particular attention to the protected characteristics of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief (or none), sex and sexual orientation.
  2. To implement and monitor Health & Safety protocols and practice as required by legislation and by the Faculty’s Statement of Safety Organisation.
  3. The post holder is required to minimise environmental impact in the performance of the role, seek to promote environmental sustainability within area of responsibility and actively contribute to the delivery of the DMU Environmental Policy.