Lecturer in Optometry and Visual Sciences

Opening Date:
1 Feb 2024
Closing Date:
22 Feb 2024
Salary Range:

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realizing its vision of being a leading global university.

The culture at City is built on our shared core values, which means that all employees are expected to behave according to our values: “We care, We learn, We act.”

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Lecturer in Optometry and Visual Sciences who has experience of teaching within this field. As a Lecturer, the postholder will provide high quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

This is an exciting new appointment with City, University of London, School of Health and Psychological Sciences, with strong links to clinical practice. It brings together one of the leading academic institutions in health sciences teaching and research with quality care for families, children, and communities. The candidate will contribute to curriculum and educational development the through the integration of scholarship, and professional activities with support for learning. They will support and mentor undergraduate/ postgraduate students, aiding their education and professional development.

Person Specification
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Lecturer in Optometry and Visual Science who has academic, teaching and research experience in this field and can lead on, and develop, our current BSc, MOptom and MSc provision. As a Lecturer, the postholder is expected to make a significant contribution to the educational and research activities of the Department of Optometry and Visual Science, as requested by the Head of Department.

There are two available permanent positions available from April 2024.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 22nd February 2024 at 11:59pm.

Interviews will be held on 12th March 2024.

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.

City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.

The University of business, practice and the professions.