Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

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

We would like you to bring your skills and experience to join our Occupational Therapy team in the School of Sport and Health Sciences, where you will be teaching and supporting students undertaking both pre-registration and post registration studies.

In your new role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a creative team, embedding innovative teaching and simulation opportunities on the Eastbourne campus, whilst supporting the upcoming transition to the Falmer Campus in 2024. You will be working as part of an established team who focus on enhancing the student experience and will share in the co-creation and delivery of these popular and respected programmes. You will be expected to understand and be able to support a range of assessments and clinical practice / teaching in our on-campus clinical facilities.

We are particularly looking to recruit someone with strong experience in occupational therapy with people with physical and/or neurological disability.

In order to be successful in this post, you should have:

  • A good (1 or 2:1) relevant degree, in occupational therapy
  •  Current and active registration with the Health and Care Professions Council as an occupational therapist
  • Recent professional experience as a senior occupational therapist, ideally with people with physical and/ or neurological disability
  • A Higher Education teaching qualification and/or an HEA Fellowship, or willingness to undertake this within the first 12 months

It is desirable to have post-graduate qualifications and an active research portfolio. If you have a Doctorate and can supervise at this level, you will have opportunities to develop as the university has an active programme for supporting early career researchers.

For informal enquiries please contact Health and Rehabilitation co-Subject Lead, Dr David Haines, D.Haines@brighton.ac.uk or Dr Alan Richardson, a.j.richardson@brighton.ac.uk

This post is for a 1.0 full-time equivalent and permanent. Candidates interested in a job share are welcome to apply.

Interviews are planned for the week beginning 3rd October 2022.