Lecturer (Teaching and Research)

Opening Date:
14 Apr 2023
Closing Date:
7 May 2023
Salary Range:

Do you have a passion for transforming lives through education and research in a growing School of Health Sciences? We performed outstandingly in REF 2021 and 90% of our publications are world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021).

About us
We have a vibrant academic community, delivering a range of education programmes and undertaking world-leading research that directly enhances health outcomes. We are expanding and we offer an exciting opportunity to develop an academic career in a supportive environment that strongly encourages innovation and professional development.

We offer a positive induction into our community and you can hear this first-hand from recent recruits here:


The School has campuses in Dundee and Kirkcaldy. Successful candidates can negotiate which of these would be their base, to ease travel and family commitments. However, candidates must be prepared to travel between campuses for teaching and other activities.

We also support hybrid working. Our inclusive workplace offers staff access to family friendly policies, staff networks for BME, disabled and LGBTQ+ staff, membership of Athena
SWAN, the Race Equality Charter and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services.

About you
We are looking for someone with a commitment to high quality impactful research and teaching excellence. You will have a real passion for research and be motivated to provide the very best experience for our students. We are open to any disciplinary background/expertise that would build upon or complement current strengths. You may be a registered health professional or researcher currently working in a clinical area, education or research. You should be educated to PhD level and demonstrate interest and success in education and research. Candidates should have an interest in interdisciplinary approaches and will be building/have an established track record of obtaining funding for research, depending on level of appointment.

The role
The posts have a teaching focus with a 30% time allocation for research. Your teaching activities will be focused on contributing to our pre-registration nursing and our postgraduate programmes. You will undertake high quality research aligned to one of our world leading research themes:

  • understanding health and wellbeing
  • innovation in health and wellbeing
  • mobilising knowledge and improving service delivery

We welcome applications from people who meet the essential criteria and are particularly interested in applicants with applied health sciences research expertise and experience. We
have research programmes in mother and infant health; rehabilitation; healthy aging; and substance use & harm reduction.

Essential and desirable criteria for the posts are set out in the further particulars.

Key component of the role include:

  • Collaborative research including preparing grant applications, undertaking research and producing publications
  • Supervising postgraduate students
  • Learning, teaching and assessment
  • Acting as Advisor of Studies
  • Other high quality research and engagement activities

For further information about this position please contact: healthsciences-schooloffice@dundee.ac.uk

Interviews for this appointment are scheduled for Tuesday 23rd May.