Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy (part-time)

Opening Date:
24 Jan 2022
Closing Date:
21 Feb 2022
Salary Range:

We are seeking an enthusiastic, solution focussed motivated academic in Occupational Therapy with a strong interest in Occupational Science. You will have a breadth of experience working across Occupational Therapy, educational and/or organisational roles.

You will have the opportunity to use your knowledge and experience innovatively, developing and delivering clinical and theoretical teaching and designing assessments to support learning and enable student success. Depending on your experience and prior level of study you will be involved in postgraduate and doctoral education.

We work across 3 home NHS Trusts within Bradford Airedale and Craven as well as across other NHS Trusts and private, independent, voluntary and sporting organisations in our region and further afield.

You will demonstrate a willingness to be future-oriented whilst contributing to the School of Allied Health Professions and Midwifery, making use of the different development opportunities available to you. You will work collaboratively with our service user and carer group and with our students to continually improve and develop our programmes and business opportunities. You are expected to become involved in research opportunities alongside the work of our research Professors.

In addition to learning and teaching, the University empowers and encourages staff to develop their own research profile and to participate in internationally leading, interdisciplinary research and innovation that will shape and benefit future societies. Our internationally renowned applied health research undertaken in partnership with the NHS is impacting positively on health outcomes locally and regionally and is contributing to knowledge of international significance.

We welcome applicants who identify as being from BAME and LGBT+ communities who are currently underrepresented across our teaching and research teams who could be positive role models for our students and colleagues. We value diverse voices and lived experiences.

For more information and an opportunity to meet existing staff and ask any questions you may have on the opportunities available such as what it means to work at the University of Bradford, why not attend one of our webinars, which can be booked on our website.

This is a 0.5 FTE (18.12 hours per week) part-time position.

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