Lecturer in Optometry

Opening Date:
18 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
8 Mar 2021
Salary Range:

At Teesside University, we are ambitious in our goals, vision and aspirations. We challenge expectations and push the boundaries of what is possible. From transforming our campus through a £300m investment and capital development programme, to creating outstanding, innovative academic programmes, our work is always relevant and purpose-driven.

We believe that innovation powers our steps and are motivated to make a difference through positive social impact. We work in partnership with individuals and businesses to devise creative solutions not limited by imagination. We work at pace, and are always future-facing, with our teaching, learning and research focused on addressing the challenges of tomorrow, today. We do not stand still.

An opportunity has arisen for two practising Optometrists/ Dispensing Opticians/ Contact Lens Opticians with either a degree or an equivalent professional qualification plus significant practical work experience to join our team.

Using your optometry knowledge and skills you will contribute to teaching, research, knowledge exchange, enterprise and business engagement within the Department of Allied Health Professions.

The successful candidates will be registered with the GOC and will have experience of teaching and assessing students in practice. The ability to contribute to curriculum development and a commitment to undertaking research, development and/or scholarship are also essential for this role.

If you do not currently hold a PhD qualification you will be required to achieve this within 6 years of your appointment.

The Tees Valley is an enjoyable place to live – in the heart of the North of England’s coastline and countryside, with easy access to Durham, Newcastle and York.

These posts are available on a full-time or job share basis. (If you wish to apply on a job share basis you must state this on your application).

Apply now if you would like to join us. Job Reference: T1070

For further details of this and other academic posts, please refer to our website at: https://www.tees.ac.uk/academicjobs/

Closing date: 8 March 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed