Lecturer in Health Studies

Opening Date:
4 Nov 2022
Closing Date:
2 Dec 2022
Salary Range:

Teaching and Learning Support

  • To engage in teaching on undergraduate and/or postgraduate level programmes as determined by the Deputy Head of School. The range of teaching duties may change from time to time.
  • Contribute to the design, content and delivery of specific areas of teaching and learning and to the quality of teaching delivered.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the continuous review and development of the Department’s programmes.
  • Take responsibility for the co-ordination of modules when appropriate to do so and after gaining sufficient relevant experience.
  • Work in accordance with University policies and procedures to undertake assessment of students’ work and give feedback.

Scholarly Activity and Professional Practice

  • Develop a standing as a scholar and /or practitioner in your field that contributes to the profile and reputation of the School
  • Collaborate in scholarly activities and / or professional practice based initiatives with colleagues in and beyond the School if appropriate
  • Work with Professional bodies or relevant industry contacts to develop student or educational contract opportunities for the School/Department
  • Work with more senior Scholars or Professional Practice leads in the School/Department to develop relevant activities to enhance the income and reputation of the School/Department and University
  • Engage in subject professional and pedagogy research as required to support teaching activities
  • Ensure that outcomes of scholarly activity are appropriately disseminated
  • Engage in continuous professional development and scholarly activity in order to develop own professional skills, including teaching and learning skills

Liaison and Networking

  • Establish contacts within the wider community where possible and begin to form relationships for future collaboration
  • Develop links with relevant professional bodies and academic groups
  • Develop involvement in academic activities with industry and other external partners
  • Take part in relevant internal committees and working groups
  • Liaise with subject librarians, central timetabling and other services to ensure resources available are appropriately deployed.

Team Working

  • Work as a member of a team, collaborating on curriculum development and contributing to departmental meetings.
  • Begin to co-ordinate the work of others when appropriate through taking responsibility for module co-ordination

Student Support

  • Act as academic tutor to students as allocated by the School and act as first line contact for them for advice and support on academic matters, ensuring that students are directed to relevant support services when necessary
  • Supervise student projects and placements as appropriate


  • Contribute, as required to the wider mission and reputation of the University with active involvement in activities contributing to general university life e.g. open days, student activities, alumni events and delivery of outreach activities e.g. school visits, local community activities
  • Where appropriate, active participation in committees/groups contributing to university life e.g. health and safety, customer service, equality diversity and inclusivity, sustainability and working groups
  • Engage in appropriate training programmes in the University, actively follow and promote University policies and participation in the staff appraisal scheme