Senior Lecturer in Optometry

Opening Date:
18 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
8 Mar 2021
Salary Range:

At Teesside University, we are ambitious in our goals, vision and aspirations. We challenge expectations and push the boundaries of what is possible. From transforming our campus through a £300m investment and capital development programme, to creating outstanding, innovative academic programmes, our work is always relevant and purpose-driven.

We believe that innovation powers our steps and are motivated to make a difference through positive social impact. We work in partnership with individuals and businesses to devise creative solutions not limited by imagination. We work at pace, and are always future-facing, with our teaching, learning and research focused on addressing the challenges of tomorrow, today. We do not stand still.

An opportunity has arisen for a GOC registered and practising Optometrist, with a PhD in a relevant discipline, to focus on leading our team and contributing to teaching, research, knowledge exchange, enterprise and business engagement within the Department of Allied Health Professions.

The successful candidate will be experienced in teaching at HE level and will have knowledge of teaching and assessing students in practice, in addition to experience of dispensing and ophthalmology. The ability to provide course leadership and lead and contribute to curriculum design, plus a commitment to undertaking research, development and/or scholarship are also vital for this role.

The Tees Valley is an enjoyable place to live – in the heart of the North of England’s coastline and countryside, with easy access to Durham, Newcastle and York.

This post is available on a full-time or job share basis. (If you wish to apply on a job share basis you must state this on your application).

Apply now if you would like to join us. Job Reference: T2709

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Closing date: 8 March 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed