Associate Professor in Optometry

Opening Date:
22 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
14 Nov 2021
Salary Range:

Teesside University is an ambitious and enterprising university for a focused and pragmatic global new generation. Focused on making a real difference to the lives of people and the success of businesses and the economy.

Our corporate strategy sets out our intentions to drive academic ambition and deliver excellence for our students, partners and the communities we serve. It positions Teesside as a high-performing global university anchored in the Tees Valley providing aspiration to our community and learning opportunities for all.

We have taken a leading role over a prolonged period in employer engagement, the enhancement of learning and the student experience, impactful research, staff and leadership development, employer workforce development, as well as social, cultural and community enrichment. Through these significant strengths and a commitment to achieving excellence in all areas, Teesside University transforms lives and economies.

We are looking for a team member to demonstrate a high degree of performance and potential to have an increased focus on your area of developing excellence and build on this further, making a significant ongoing contribution to the development of this field of activity within the University and beyond.

At this level you are expected to have developed and continue to develop national and international recognition, reputation and profile for work in your
field; including outcomes, outputs and impact, and be making a contribution to academic leadership in the University, including the development and support of others.

In this role you may be focused on
(a) research; (b) enterprise and knowledge transfer; and/or (c) learning, teaching and pedagogy, but would typically be contributing to all of them to some degree.

This post are available on a full-time or job share basis. (If you wish to apply on a job share basis you must state this on your application).

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post may qualify for University sponsorship under the Skilled Worker visa route.

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Please note if you are invited to interview this will take place via Microsoft Teams