De Montfort University
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
School of Allied Health Sciences
Senior Lecturer in Health Studies
Part-time (0.8FTE), Fixed Term for 12 months (or until the return of the post holder, whichever is soonest)
Grade G: £37,075 – £46,924, pro-rata, per annum
We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual required to join our expanding Health and Well-being in Society degree. You will be expected to contribute to the development and delivery of subject areas such as: healthcare policy, social research methods, gender differences in healthcare and sociological aspects/theories of health and well-being and be prepared to be involved in interdisciplinary teaching. The applicant would be expected to engage with staff development to fully support and improve the experience of the students.
You should be qualified in a health, public health, health promotion, health sociologist-related subject at postgraduate level and be committed to the educational development of students and healthcare professionals. You should demonstrate experience of module leadership and development and have a commitment to embedding equality and diversity within teaching, learning and assessment strategies. The school encourages innovative teaching and developing new and novel ways for students to engage with the subject. If you are seeking a new challenge in your career and interested in education this is an excellent opportunity.
De Montfort University (DMU) is the most improved university in the UK, according to the 2015 Times and Sunday Times league table. DMU is renowned for creativity and innovation with our own distinctive way of doing things. We are seeking outstanding candidates to join our successful team of academics and researchers. Our life-changing research is central to the vision of our expanding academic community. Almost 60 per cent of our research activities were considered world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, achieving a rise in research quality of 15 per cent compared to the last exercise in 2008.
Excellent teaching is at the heart of our commitment to professional, creative and vocational education. Our passionate and enthusiastic lecturers have earned 18 National Teaching Fellowships, making DMU one of the top three universities in the UK on this measure of teaching excellence. With work under way on the £136m transformation of our Leicester city centre campus, we are seeking outstanding academics to work in this dynamic, ambitious environment. It is our goal to become the leading provider of professional and creative education with research that pushes boundaries and improves lives.
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