Lecturer in Child and Family Health and Wellbeing

Opening Date:
17 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
28 Mar 2021
Salary Range:

This is a part time 0.5fte role.

This is an exciting time to join the University of Derby and the School of Allied Health and Social Care. With a University Gold TEF rating, and outstanding NSS scores in our courses.

The School of Allied Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint a permanent 0.5 Lecturer post. You will be part of our highly dedicated team of practice- based lecturers delivering on the BSc (Hons) Child and Family Health and Wellbeing degree and be a part of developing exciting postgraduate opportunities for our learners. Our students go on to inspiring and challenging professions within the realm of Health and Social Care working with Children and Families as well as relevant Masters programmes.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver on our exciting, innovative and research informed curriculum, providing and delivering high quality teaching across a range of health and social care topics. You will work with an excellent developmental team to show a strong commitment to continuing professional development and to interprofessional perspectives. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and will be expected to contribute to course management and academic administrative duties. We are looking for a passionate applicant who despite the challenging times can think outside the box and offer exciting new ideas through a futuristic health and social care lens.

The school of Allied Health and Social Care has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers from a range of sectors including education, Local Authority, social services, and the independent, voluntary and the private sectors. We have a commitment to internationalisation, and strong links with global partners, both within universities and practice settings.

Applied research activity is an integral part of the school’s business and there is a commitment to enabling staff to engage in a wide range of research and scholarship. You will be supported and encouraged to develop your research interest.

Applicants must have or be willing to work towards a Doctorate in an appropriate subject, experience of teaching and assessing in HEI or practice settings and a professional qualification in a Health and Social Care profession.

The University offers academic support and professional development support and provides the opportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertake the Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education leading to recognition as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.