Academic Subject Leader in Postgraduate Studies – Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
30 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
20 May 2021
Salary Range:

Academic Subject Leader in Postgraduate Studies

1.0 FTE, 37 hours per week

Based at Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester

We are looking for a passionate Academic Subject Leader in Postgraduate Studies to the development of a new subject community focused on postgraduate, post qualify health and social care education.

The Academic Subject Leader for Postgraduate Studies will work alongside the Head of School, Strategic Lead for Research, Experts by Experience, Collaborative Partners, and Stakeholders to lead and develop post qualifying and post graduate education and research that delivers excellence in practice in collaboration with our practice partners.

The Academic Subject Leader is responsible for leading and creating a vibrant subject community for staff and learners, informed by best evidence-based practice, coproduced with partners and service users. They should be able to deliver clear plans for enhancing learning, lead teaching staff and educational practice development that is embedded in a strong research culture.

You will need a strong Healthcare background and evidence of supporting postgraduate education.

An enthusiasm to embrace change, work as part of the innovative Health and Social Care team and ability to contribute to the growing research profile of the subject area is essential.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to the growing portfolio of programmes, moving the School forward with its strategic plan to deliver a sustainable workforce for Gloucestershire in collaboration with our partners.

You will work closely with the head of School and Academic Subject Leaders for other subject communities, Strategic Lead for Partnerships and Placements and our collaborative partners to deliver the vision for allied health education in Gloucestershire and beyond.

For an informal discussion please contact Lorraine Dixon – Head of School:

Closing date: Thursday 20th May 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed

The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and we select the best possible on merit alone. We welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing to offer an interview to anyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and who meets all of the essential criteria contained within the person specification.

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