Senior Teaching Fellow (Senior Tutor)

Department of Bioengineering

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Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK


  • Posted on: 03rd Nov 2021
  • Salary: £55,839 - £66,130
  • REF: ENG01904
  • Closes: 01st December 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description

Job summary

Senior Teaching Fellow (Senior Tutor)

Full time, open-ended

Imperial College London is a science-based institution with the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university. A leading department of biomedical engineering among UK Universities, the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London has consistently been awarded exceptional research ratings, including in the 2014 REF assessment, in which 95% of the Department has returned research was judged world leading and internationally excellent. To find out more about our staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements and excellent professional development opportunities, please visit

Duties and responsibilities

We are looking to appoint a Senior Teaching Fellow to undertake Senior Tutor duties as well as contribute to high-level teaching within the department of Bioengineering.

As Senior Tutor, the successful candidate will have primary responsibility for pastoral care of undergraduates within the Department. This includes being responsible for the pastoral tutorial system. You will provide students with advice on study skills and contribute to teaching and assessment activities as required. You will oversee the teams and staff involved in pastoral care and teaching support and also act as a personal tutor.

As part of the successful candidate’s duties, they will also be expected to develop their own lecture materials based on current resources, and teach in a variety of ways including lectures, tutorials and coursework assessments. They will also be expected to write and mark their own examinations. They will have a role in student recruitment and admissions.

Essential requirements

The post holder should hold a relevant honours degree (or equivalent) as well as a postgraduate qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant bioengineering discipline. A recognised teaching qualification and an ability to teach effectively at undergraduate and Master’s level is desirable.

Further information

The closing date for this post is: 4 weeks from the posting date

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Martin Holloway at

Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to Yusra Vallimohamed

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Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations:

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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