Clinical Academic (Occupational Therapy)

Opening Date:
28 Jan 2022
Closing Date:
23 Feb 2022
Salary Range:

Permanent Full Time (1.0 FTE)

The Role

The Fellow’s teaching activities will depend upon experience but will principally focus on the delivery of teaching and learning within modules on the undergraduate courses in occupational therapy (20%). There will be an opportunity to support the wider aspects of course delivery, including administration and personal academic tutor roles (30%), and, through an Honorary Contract, support students in practice learning (20%). The Fellow will benefit from dedicated time and support for personal professional development (30%) which will include their PhD. The successful candidate will also enrol on the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP).

You will work within an established and friendly group of academic and professional staff and will contribute to enhancing the work and the reputation of the School as a whole, collaborating effectively with colleagues in the Faculty, University and externally as appropriate.

The Person

We welcome applications from UK HCPC registered occupational therapists, who have a minimum of a relevant First Honours degree 2:1 or above with research skills to support the early stages of a PhD programme and ability to teach and provide teaching support at undergraduate level.

Additional Information

Canterbury Christ Church University is committed to equality of opportunity, supporting and encouraging underrepresented groups as well as valuing diversity. We promote wider inclusion through our policies such as the Race Equality Charter, StoneWall for LGBT+ groups and the Disability Confident Scheme, guaranteeing an interview to all disabled candidates which meet the essential criteria for our roles.

We aim to create an inclusive working culture in which all employees feel valued. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, which are currently underrepresented throughout Canterbury Christ Church. We are committed to improving employment opportunities for ethnic minorities. We also welcome applications from LGB, Trans and Non-binary candidates. All applications decisions and progression opportunities through the University will be determined by personal merit only.


Informal enquiries to Chris Burton Head of School

Please note, Canterbury Christ Church University reserve the right to bring the closing date of this position forward where a high volume of applications are received

For posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, covering letter and any supporting documents.

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number REQ02801.

Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.