Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
25 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
25 Oct 2020
Salary Range:

About the Job
Interview Date: Thursday 5 November 2020

The University of Northampton is looking for a qualified occupational therapist with clinical and educational experience in occupational therapy practice for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer substantive position. The role will include developing and teaching on the pre-registration BSc and MSc programmes.
We are seeking experienced occupational therapy educators to join our dynamic and enthusiastic team and contribute to the delivery of education and research in the Health Professions subject group. Our portfolio includes both full-time and part-time delivery of education at BSc, MSc, Apprenticeship and PhD levels across the various Health professions.
The successful candidate for this post will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) Check.

About you
You will have expertise in occupational therapy rehabilitation and education, curriculum design and research and bring current or very recent experience in facilitating the occupational therapy programmes. You will have an understanding of using research methodology and a commitment to the research agenda. You will be joining a team which is committed to your professional development and support as an educator. You must be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, be educated to BSc, MSc or PhD level with evidence of active continuing professional development.



  • BSc and/or MSc in Occupational Therapy
  • Relevant professional qualification registered as an Occupational Therapist with the HCPC
  • Degree qualification or equivalent in relevant subject

•PhD or Doctorate in a relevant subject, completed or within 12 months of completion.
•Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D2) or teaching qualification recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain within an agreed timescale

Right to Work
All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

Equality & Diversity
Equality and the promotion of inclusion are a key value that we are proud to promote. We would like to encourage applications from women, people living with disabilities, and those from the LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.