Lecturer in Optometry and Visual Sciences

Opening Date:
4 Oct 2022
Closing Date:
23 Oct 2022
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% at 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 realising its vision of being a leading global university.

We are proud to have been one of the first optometry schools in the world, having started teaching technical optics in 1898 and delivering full-time courses for optometrists since 1927. Our team comprises academic colleagues from a broad range of disciplines, including; optometry, orthoptics, biology, physics, psychology and mathematics. Our strong and positive relationships with ophthalmology departments and leading optometrists allow us to pull together an outstanding team of academics, visiting clinical tutors and guest lecturers for our programmes.

This is an exciting appointment with strong links to clinical practice. The candidate will contribute to curriculum and educational development 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 working 2 days per week who has experience of teaching within this field. The post holder will provide high quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

This is a diverse and dynamic role in which candidates will have the opportunity to develop and extend their academic career.

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

Closing date: 23 October 2022 at 11:59pm

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 2 November 2022.

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.

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