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Senior Lecturer Public Health

Health Sciences & Wellbeing - School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £38,786 to £48,328 per annum
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 01 October 2017
Reference:  0204-17
Further details:    Job Description    

To assist us in the further development of our vision for teaching, research and external engagement in public health, nursing and health sciences related areas, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Lecturer in Public Health.
This fixed term role will support the continual development and delivery of the Sunderland School of Nursing undergraduate and postgraduate public health provision, ensuring excellence in student experience both on campus and off campus.
With more than 100 academic staff encompassing nursing, pharmacy, paramedic practice, community and public health, psychology and biomedical, pharmaceutical, sport and environmental sciences, this Faculty is the largest in the University. The Sciences Complex, featuring leading edge laboratory, clinical and CPD resources, offers a superb learning environment for students and a setting for enhanced engagement with professional, NHS and industrial partners. Work is complete on a redevelopment of the Sciences Complex to offer the Living Lab, a unique, purpose-built environment reflecting the various settings of integrated care provision, including mock hospital wards, pharmacy dispensary, consultation and examination rooms, hi-fidelity simulation suite.
You will be joining an academic team that embraces innovation, and aspires to be forward thinking in their approach to integrated science and healthcare education. You will contribute to the provision of excellent academic practice within the Faculty by making a balanced contribution across all areas of academic activity, underpinned and supported by the highest standards of pedagogic practice. You will contribute to teaching and learning, administration and management of programme portfolio, research development and scholarship within the Faculty and also take a role to establish and maintain strong working relationships with external partners to support and deliver reach-out and research programmes. You will be expected to pursue independent research, develop collaborations within the University and the wider academic and industrial community, disseminate research findings and attract research income.

To be considered for this post you must have up to date knowledge of contemporary public health practice. The ideal applicant will possess membership of the Royal Society Public Health, have advanced public health practice knowledge and expertise as well as experience of teaching.
A teaching qualification, or willingness to undertake one, will be essential.

Please note, we will consider both full time and part time hours for this role.

Should you require any further information about the post please contact Simone Bedford, Team Leader Health (, 0191 5153360 or Sue Brent, Head of School - Nursing and Health Sciences (, 0191 5152585).

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Please note that this role is not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System.  Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website


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