Lecturer in Health, Education and Life Sciences

Opening Date:
6 Mar 2023
Closing Date:
3 Apr 2023
Salary Range:

We welcome applications from clinicians and academics from all subject areas delivered by the Faculty, with established research interests and experience of delivering high quality education.


Birmingham City University is growing in quality and standing, with an academic STEAM agenda at the heart of our ambitions. We are transforming the lives of students and their communities, and want outstanding academics to join us in taking us on the next stage of our exciting journey.
We are now investing in 100 new academic roles including Lecturers, Senior Lecturers, Associate Professors and Professors, across the full range of subjects and disciplines that we offer across all four of our faculties:

  • Arts, Design and Media
  • Business, Law and Social Sciences
  • Computing, Engineering, and the Built Environment
  • Health, Education and Life Sciences

Our students learn through doing. They are empowered throughout their educational journey, achieving significant educational gain and personal transformation. In recognition of this we are looking to recruit exceptional academic staff who are at the cutting edge of their disciplines, as makers, practitioners, researchers, and educators.

If you can demonstrate a proven track record in education, research, and enterprise – there has never been a better time to join us. Come and be part of the next exciting stage of our journey.


At the heart of our 2025 Strategy is our mission is to enable our students to transform their lives and to achieve their potential. Through our education and research, and the roles our graduates go on to play in the world, we not only support individuals to transform their lives, but we also play a part in transforming society.

Located in the centre of the UK’s second city, we are a university with a long heritage of innovation and of making, dating back to our origins in 1843 when we were founded as the Birmingham Government School of Design.
Our heritage of making through innovation and its application through knowledge exchange, and of creative research and practice, today finds it expression in our STEAM agenda, in our research and enterprise, and in our commitment to challenge-based learning. Working across disciplines, and delivering impactful research and enterprise, interdisciplinarity is at the heart of the continuing transformation of our academic portfolio.

Research by our staff and students creates new knowledge, catalyses innovation, and has global impact. Through our research, we make new discoveries and deliver benefit to culture, industry, society, and the environment. Ground-breaking projects include changing health and care guidelines, improving policy and practice regarding Islamophobia, optimising energy efficient homes, promoting human dignity worldwide, improving critical care nursing, and exploring issues faced by jazz musicians. STEAMhouse harnesses our arts heritage with STEM to foster economic growth and social innovation. Our Research Strategy builds on REF2021 to increase research intensity and quality – investment in new academic staff is integral to this ambition.

Please see our main advert listing (link below) for more details on how to apply for this exciting role: