Lecturer in Public Health and Epidemiology – Full Time, Permanent

Opening Date:
17 Aug 2022
Closing Date:
18 Sep 2022
Salary Range:

In the School of Health and Social Care we are expanding the breadth of our taught post-graduate and international programme portfolios to meet the increasing demand from our stakeholders. New for 2022/23 with be a Master of Public Health programme. To support the programme leadership and delivery of these programmes, we are seeking to appoint an ambitious experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in Public Health and Epidemiology.

The role
As a member of the Health & Social Care Sciences 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 expert enthusiastic colleagues who are committed to providing an outstanding student experience on our 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. We are particularly keen to hear from you if you are experienced in leading taught post-graduate programmes. You will be expected to engage in your own post-doctoral research and knowledge exchange to support the development of the subject area within the school and to inform the quality of our taught programmes. This includes writing grant applications and producing high quality publications.

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 Public Health and Epidemiology, then we’d love to receive an application from you!

Essential requirements

  • Doctoral level qualification
  • Demonstrable evidence of teaching, assessing and supporting learners in a higher education
  • Programme leadership and/or module leadership
  • A growing research profile including peer reviewed publications and professional dissemination activity
  • Commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development.

Desirable requirements

  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy or a strong willingness to achieve membership within 2 years of appointment.

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.

Salary: £42,155- £51,805 per annum (Grade 6).

For more general inquiries please contact recruitment@napier.ac.uk

Application closing date: 18 September 2022 @11:59pm
Interviews: Week commencing 26th September

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