Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
1 Mar 2022
Closing Date:
27 Mar 2022
Salary Range:

A bit about the School of Health & Society…

Our School of Health & Society is one of the largest providers of nursing, midwifery, allied health professional, Social Work and Counselling and Psychotherapy education programmes in the UK, known for our track record of collaborating with a wide range of industry partners across health and social care to produce highly skilled graduates with real work experience. We are at an interesting time in the Higher Education sector. There is significant change in terms of oversight, student expectations and changing demographics and we are trying to do things differently so that we stay ahead of these changes. Our connection to industry is stronger than ever and we’re proud to have more partnerships with SMEs than any other Greater Manchester University.

The School of Health and Society is now looking to appoint a Lecturer in Occupational Therapy to join our Occupational Therapy team.

So what will the role involve?

Contribute to teaching, research and leadership on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
Contribute across the spectrum of academic work in the School through learning, teaching, research and enterprise
Take a lead in your own area of expertise and develop new ideas to meet the needs of the modern world
Contribute to our thinking and challenge how Salford can transform the way it addresses equity disparities, embraces diversity and becomes more inclusive
Foster the development of an inclusive community, using teaching approaches which encourage inclusivity, working in partnership with students to improve their sense of belonging, diversifying the curriculum and using approaches to inclusive assessment to close the award gap
In particular, we are seeking to employ someone with significant experience of working in Higher Education and a keen interest in research and evidence based practice, who is eager to facilitate teaching and learning of research and lead aspects of our student experience.

Please contact Bethan Collins, Head of Occupational Therapy at b.collins2@salford.ac.uk for an informal discussion. Interviews are scheduled to take place during the week beginning the 4th April 2022.

Please note this is a full time, permanent role and the starting salary is £42,149 per annum.

What’s in it for you?

With over 200 languages spoken across Greater Manchester, we want to create an inspirational, inclusive learning and working environment, celebrating the diversity of our University community in our everyday conversations. Our student population is already incredibly diverse and we want to ensure this is reflected across our colleague profile as well.

To help you, we have wide ranging colleague support networks, promoting awareness events throughout the year and giving you the opportunity to share your experiences with others. Our extensive faith centre facilities reflect our continuing commitment to support the student and colleague experience and the beliefs and values you bring to our community.

There is a varied benefits package available through ‘MySalford’ where you can tailor your benefits to suit your own lifestyle – everything from additional annual leave, savings on High Street shopping, travel discounts as well as health and wellbeing support.