Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
29 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
16 May 2021
Salary Range:

Ref No: REQ008430
Department: Faculty of Health & Life Sciences
Grade/Salary: Assistant Lecturer (Grade 6) – £27,518 to £36,917 per annum, Assistant Professor (Grade 8) – £40,329 to £57,430 per annum.

  • Assistant Lecturer (Grade 6) – Full Time, Fixed Term Contract (2 years)
  • Assistant Professor (Grade 8) – Full Time, Permanent

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and ambitious HCPC registered Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic team of academics delivering excellent and visionary pre-registration occupational therapy courses. We have been successful in growing our provision and due to recent promotions within the team are seeking to recruit to two posts. You will be joining an outstanding team of nearly 40 occupational therapists and we offer a range of courses including BSc, MSc and Integrated Degree Apprenticeships in Coventry and London.

We are proud that our BSc Occupational Therapy course is placed 10th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2019) and Coventry University is placed 13th in the UK University league tables (Guardian 2019). In addition to this the University has been awarded Gold for outstanding Teaching and Learning (TEF 2017) and named ‘University of the Year for Student Experience’ (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).

Our occupational therapy team are one of the largest in the country and work collaboratively with a wide range of health care professions within the Faculty of Health and Life sciences and now benefit from new, ‘state of the art’ health science simulation facilities, a £60M+ investment. For a fly through video – insert in your browser:

For the Assistant Lecturer post, applicants should demonstrate a wide range of clinical experience and is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in an academic career. For the Assistant Professor post, experience of teaching within higher education is desirable.

The salary is dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the individual. Job descriptions will be available upon request from the Human Resources Department when applying for the post.

The University offers academic and professional development and provides a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification for Lecturers who do not hold a recognised teaching qualification.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Kim Stuart (Curriculum Lead: Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy),

Interview Date: 26/05/2021
(Please put this date in your diary because we may not be able to consider alternative dates).

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