Senior Lecturer

Opening Date:
27 Oct 2022
Closing Date:
12 Dec 2022
Salary Range:


This is a role for those entering a full academic role with the relevant experience to fulfill the role of a Senior Lecturer.

General Duties:

  • To work with colleagues on curriculum development and the advancement of relevant discipline areas within the University
  • To plan, design and deliver teaching within programmes in relevant discipline areas
  • To undertake student tutoring and support
  • To contribute to the research/scholarship profile of the School
  • To carry out other activities in support of the academic work of the department

Specific to this post upon appointment:

  • To teach across our suite of Health and Social Care programmes
  • To develop and implement innovative teaching, learning and e-learning strategies
  • To engage in recruitment activities
  • To work across the school teaching your specialism as appropriate

Take on a leadership role as determined by the Deputy Head of School.

Teaching and Learning Support

  • To engage in teaching on undergraduate and/or postgraduate level programmes as determined by the Deputy Head of School. The range of teaching duties may change from time to time.
  • Take responsibility for the design, content and delivery of specific areas of teaching and learning and for the quality of teaching delivered.
  • Ensure that teaching content is appropriately informed by current research and advanced scholarly activity.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the continuous review and development of the School’s programmes.
  • Work in accordance with University policies and procedures to undertake assessment of students’ work and give feedback. Research, Scholarly Activity and Professional Practice
  • Conduct individual and / or collaborative scholarly and / or professional practice projects.
  • Identify sources of funding and contribute to the projects of securing funds for own scholarly activities, where appropriate.
  • Extend, transform and apply knowledge acquired from scholarship and professional practice to teaching and appropriate external activities.
  • Engage in subject professional and pedagogy research as required to support teaching activities and contribute towards the priorities of the School and / or College.
  • Ensure that outcomes of scholarly activity and/or professional practice are appropriately disseminated in peer reviewed outlets.
  • Supervise and manage projects if required. Liaison and Networking
  • Establish contacts within the wider community; disseminate knowledge through public activities which enhance the reputation of the School or College.
  • Participate in academic activities with industry and other external partners.
  • Maintain and develop links with relevant professional bodies and academic groups.
  • Represent the School or College on appropriate external bodies.
  • Take part in relevant internal boards, committees and working groups at College or University level as required.
  • Liaise with subject librarians, central timetabling and other services to ensure resources available are appropriately deployed.
    Act as a responsible team member, leading modules or programmes and co-ordinating the work of others to identify and respond to student needs.
  • Work as a member of a team, collaborating on curriculum development and contributing to team and School meetings.
  • May be expected to supervise the work of others and/or participate in peer observation of teaching.
  • Act as academic tutor to students as allocated by the Deputy Head of School and act as first line contact