Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
11 Dec 2020
Closing Date:
10 Jan 2021
Salary Range:

Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Join our team!

We are seeking to recruit a Doctorally qualified lecturer in Occupational Therapy, who is passionate about the development of the occupational therapy profession and preparing future occupational therapists! As a member of the Allied Health & Social Work Subject Group, you will be joining a vibrant academic team who work with other colleagues across the school as part of a supportive, collaborative interprofessional community.

You will be working with an expert enthusiastic team committed to providing an outstanding student experience on our Allied Health and Social Work programmes, at all academic levels. As part of your role you will teach, assess, support students as a personal tutor and lead modules and/or programmes in the School; with initial support if you are new to Higher Education.

You will be supported in the role to further develop your own academic career in your identified academic pathway (Professional Practice, Learning & Teaching, Research or Business & Enterprise) through access to a range of resources available to all University staff and through a coaching approach to personal development. We work in an inclusive way and can support flexible and remote working. We will also consider applications for part-time time working, job sharing and secondments.

If you are excited at the prospect of joining our fantastic interprofessional team as a lecturer in Occupational therapy then we’d love to receive an application from you!

Essential requirements

  • Current registration with the relevant Professional Statutory Regulatory Body for the role
  • Doctoral level qualification (or very near completion)
  • Demonstrable evidence of teaching, assessing and supporting learners in a higher education and/or clinical practice setting
  • A growing research profile including peer reviewed publications and professional dissemination activity
  • Commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development.
  • Experience of working clinically

Desirable requirements

  • Post-graduate certificate in higher education or equivalent.
  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
  • Evidence of applying for external funding.
  • For more information on the position, please see our full role profile here

For more information on the position please see https://www.napier.ac.uk/about-us/work-with-us

For more information about the School and current recruitment campaign, https://staff.napier.ac.uk/services/hr/recruitmentandselection/Job_description_repository/jobdescriptions/SHSC-%20Information%20Pack%202020.pdf

How will we reward you?

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefit package. This includes a minimum of 46 days annual leave (pro rata for part time posts), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts

Salary: £40,322 – 49,553 per annum (Grade 6)

Additional Information

For more information regarding this position please contact Mark Johnston m.johnston@napier.ac.uk or Elspeth Peters e.peters@napier.ac.uk in the Talent and Resourcing Team.

Application closing date: Sunday 10th January 2021 (Midnight)

Interviews will be held on from the 25th January 2021.

Please note due to COVID-19 it is possible that interviews will take place via video conferencing.

For more information on the position please see https://www.napier.ac.uk/about-us/work-with-us