Lecturer in Health & Social Care

Opening Date:
1 Sep 2023
Closing Date:
22 Sep 2023
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Life Sciences is one of the largest integrated schools combining health and life science programmes. Our graduates make an immense contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of communities and ecosystems across the globe.

You will join a dedicated team who strive to continuously inspire our students and wider University community – and, through modern teaching and impactful research, continue to deliver innovative solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges.

The successful candidate should have the following:

  • A Masters degree in health and social care or a closely related discipline (essential).
  • A Doctoral Qualification (or working towards one) (desirable)
  • A postgraduate qualification in education/teaching and learning and/or HEA fellowship (desirable).
  • Teaching experience in health care and /or social care and a willingness to teach into topics such as Public Health, One health or Allied health profession areas.
  • Evidence of an understanding of modern teaching technologies.
  • A commitment to delivering high quality teaching and to supporting an outstanding student experience.
  • A commitment to research-led teaching.
  • Evidence of appropriate research achievement as indicated by published work or other research outputs.
  • Potential to attract funding through competitive research grants.
  • Potential for research supervision (especially Ph.D. students).
  • An ability and willingness to work with colleagues on collaborative research projects.
  • Potential to develop links and to work with professional bodies or other external organizations.

We offer our staff a caring and supportive environment, across five campuses, and a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • 35 days of annual leave, plus a further 12 days for public/university holidays
  • An additional day of annual leave to celebrate your birthday.
  • 23% employer’s pension contribution, including death in service benefits on joining the pension scheme
  • A flexible approach to working pattern and work-life balance
  • Employee discount scheme across 3,500 retailers
  • Fitness facilities across our campuses
  • Free gym membership
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing resources, including occupational health, physiotherapy and access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional, career and research development opportunities.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting: Dr Elaine Stevens, Programme Leader Collaborative Health & Social Care, Biological Sciences and Health Division

To be considered please submit a CV and a covering letter highlighting your skills and experience that are relevant to the role.

Closing Date: 22nd September 2023
Interview Date: 6th October 2023

The University reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of suitable applications are received. Therefore, if you are interested in this role, an early application would be encouraged.