May 10, 2021

School of Medicine


Grade 7-8

£36,914 – £49,553

We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Lecturer in Reproductive Medicine within our Reproductive Medicine Group. The candidate would make a significant contribution to our teaching, research and academic development.

We run a successful Taught Postgraduate Masters course in Human Clinical Embryology and Assisted Conception and the appointed candidate, as Programme Director, will make a significant contribution to teaching and the academic development of the course. Moreover, the candidate will be expected to develop short courses in Reproductive Medicine/ART and develop distance learning Certificate/Diploma/Masters programs.

Candidates will be appointed at the level appropriate to qualifications and experience. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious academic to join a high energy multi-disciplinary teaching and research environment to advance their own career.

The University of Dundee enjoys an international reputation for excellence that attracts top-class students and academics from across the world – with over 140 countries represented in the University community. You will be based at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, one of Europe’s largest teaching hospitals where the School of Medicine provides outstanding opportunities in medical education and training supported by world class research facilities.

Your priorities will include:

Lead the Taught Postgraduate Masters in Human Clinical Embryology and Assisted Conception, initiating and overseeing curriculum development and take responsibility for assessment.

Develop short courses in Reproductive Medicine/ART and a distance learning Certificate/Diploma/Masters course.

Supervise Research, Masters and Undergraduate students and contribute to the School’s academic and pastoral support of all students.

Contribute to the research activities of Medicine at the highest level (REF 3-4* quality) and publish in high quality research journals.

Participate in the social media, outreach and recruitment activities of the School as well as contributing to academic administration

Who we’re looking for:

PhD in Reproductive Medicine/Reproductive Biology.

Experience of teaching at University (or equivalent) level and evidence of learning and teaching competence.

Ability to produce research outputs of internationally excellent quality.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability and willingness to work collaboratively with others.

Ability to prioritise and balance competing demands.

For further information about this position please contact Professor Christopher Barratt, Head of Division Post Graduate Medicine, Head of Reproductive Medicine: or Dr Vanessa Kay, Clinical Reader:  To find out more, please visit

The closing date for applications is 7 June 2021. We anticipate that interviews for this appointment will take place on week commencing 21st June 2021.

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning. Family friendly policies, staff networks for BME, Disabled and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN, the ECU Race Equality Charter and Stonewall as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.