Lecturer (Occupational Therapy)

Opening Date:
13 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
23 Mar 2020
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.

In this role you will contribute to teaching, research, knowledge exchange, enterprise and business engagement in the Department of Medical Imaging, Occupational Therapy, Dental and Optometry in the School of Health &Life Sciences, as well as contributing to the wider School and University.

We are looking for a qualified Occupational Therapist who has a good honours degree in Occupational Therapy and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. You will hold, or be willing to achieve, a relevant Teaching Qualification, normally within 2 years of employment, i.e. PGCHE/Higher Education Academy (Associate Fellow/Senior Fellow) accreditation. You should either hold a PhD or agree to enrol on a doctoral qualification and will be required to complete this within 6 years as a condition of appointment.

Knowledge and experience in teaching and assessing occupational therapy students at undergraduate and postgraduate level is essential and you must be able to demonstrate contemporary knowledge and skills in this subject area. You must have a commitment to undertake research, development and/or scholarship to enhance teaching. The ability to contribute to curriculum development and to negotiate and manage practice placement experiences is essential.

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.

This post is 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).

Job Reference: T1618

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