Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together.
You will have contemporary interdisciplinary experience and knowledge of public health, health and social wellbeing and/or public health nutrition. We are particularly seeking an individual with knowledge or experience of teaching epidemiology.
You should be able to effectively apply learning to real life situations in delivering research informed teaching and practical experience across the Faculty of Health & Social Care portfolio. Experience in teaching in HE at undergraduate and postgraduate level would be advantageous.
You will seek out and support new opportunities for curriculum development and contribute to the Department’s research reputation and to the development of relevant knowledge transfer activities.
About the Role
The successful candidate will teach, carry out and publish research and supervise students across all levels within HSWB and the wider Applied Health and Social Care programmes. The post will appeal to those with public health, health and social wellbeing, epidemiology and/or public health nutrition backgrounds.
The department has a diverse and expanding research portfolio and is increasing links and collaborative activity with a variety of internal and external settings and employers. You will be part of a diverse and multi-disciplinary team, with experience of using enhanced research informed teaching and learning strategies in the academic and/or health and social care sectors.
We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.
From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development.
This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.
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We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.
The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.
Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.
For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Julie Abayomi at Abayomij@edgehill.ac.uk
At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.