Patrick H is a Senior Academic Fellow in pharmacology at the University of Edinburgh, he describes it as "a combination of designing and implementing research projects and teaching graduate, undergraduate and visiting students and also supervising post doctoral research scientists". Despite being more interested in rugby than studying for A levels, Paddy made it to university and discovered a passion for chemistry and biological sciences.
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DescriptionHigher education teaching professionals deliver lectures and teach students to at least first degree level, undertake research and write journal articles and books in their chosen field of study.
QualificationsEntry will require a good honours first degree plus a higher degree or an equivalent professional qualification. For vocational subjects, practical experience and additional qualifications may also be required.
- Prepares, delivers and directs lectures, seminars and tutorials;
- Prepares, administers and marks examinations, essays and other assignments;
- Advises students on academic matters and encourages independent research;
- Provides pastoral care or guidance to students;
- Participates in decision making processes regarding curricula, budgetary, departmental and other matters;
- Directs the work of postgraduate students;
- Undertakes research, writes articles and books and attends conferences and other meetings.
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