Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care - Tenders Global

Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care

University of Essex


Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
£43,414 to £51,805 per annum (pro rata for part-time)
Permanent, Full-time (part-time hours and job share will be considered)
Academic, Education, Research

We are now looking to appoint a Lecturer  to contribute to the School’s education and research portfolio in areas in health and social care and liaise with and lead on key research partnerships.

You will take an active role in the co-ordination and delivery of research-informed teaching and research activities for the school as part of our growing partnerships with local health, social care and industry organisations and conduct high quality research and contribute to the School’s research profile.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established and successful team at the University of Essex to enhance your skills and experience in this field.

The school is currently going through exciting changes and expansion, with an increase in student numbers, an intention to prepare for submission to Unit Assessment 3 (research focusing on Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy) for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF), and the introduction of new courses, including the new Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy Apprenticeships, and Masters in Global Public Health and in Health Management and Leadership. We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants conducting research that fits with subjects within the Unit of Assessment 3.

We offer a wide range of research and consultancy services to local, national and international health care organisations, social care bodies and voluntary sector organisations, through our Health and Care Research Service . With the vast range of expertise at the university we can provide full research design, advice, and consultancy, including undertaking project and service evaluations.

About you
You will have relevant professional experience or practice or relevant doctoral level degree or be close to completion and will have fellowship of the Higher Education Academy or the ability to gain professional recognition at this or a higher level if appropriate.

It is essential that candidates have experience in teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, or demonstrable potential to engage in teaching and learning support and a clear understanding of how students learn both generally and within their subject/disciplinary area(s), along with evidence of a developing research agenda, engagement in high-quality research activity and a developing research profile.

The School
Organised health and social care is one of the greatest achievements of the 20th century, made possible by the vision and dedication of the professionals who staff it.

We prepare our students to join that inspirational workforce as a caring, compassionate and competent professional who shares our commitment to improving lives. We offer courses across undergraduate , Masters  and research degree  level, as well as Continuing Professional Development  for those enhancing their skills. 

We are at the forefront of preparing people to solve real-life issues in health and society, offering courses that both commissioners and employers believe in. People are at the heart of all we do. We work in partnership with people from all walks of life, who offer us their expertise and experience, making us a team of people who truly understand what is needed from health and social care professionals – now and in the future.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the School during their exciting time of growth, with increasing student numbers.

We particularly welcome applications from those from an ethnic minority as they are under-represented in the School.

Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application.  Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please telephone the Resourcing Team ([email protected])

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