Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne (GB)
£35,844 - £51,034
Thursday, 21 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 11 February 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking to appoint an experienced and highly motivated Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Occupational Therapy. This post is based in the Department of Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing, in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Northumbria University. Working in the Department you will be a member of a vibrant academic community that is multidisciplinary and committed to making a difference to the health and social care of individuals and communities.

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

You will be responsible for developing and delivering high quality, research-rich teaching at undergraduate, post graduate and post qualifying level. You will demonstrate subject expertise with specialist knowledge gained through experience as a practitioner/clinician and you will have excellent knowledge of the changing context of practice and service delivery. You will contribute to all aspects of professional studies relating to the academic and practice development of a range of clinicians and you will be expected to contribute to high quality research, knowledge exchange and engagement with a range of stakeholders. You must possess a knowledge of Occupational Therapy and be able to apply this in the teaching of the subject. Professionally qualified and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), you will also be able to work in partnership with other disciplines and professions.

It is expected that you will be qualified to doctoral level, close to completing your doctoral studies or willing to undertake doctoral level study, with a clear plan for your research. You should also have (or be prepared to obtain in the first 2 years of employment) membership of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).     

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 4) up to a maximum of 4, since 2017.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio).Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community.The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Currently, due to COVID-19, academic staff will normally be on campus for approximately two days per week when face to face teaching is scheduled, and as required to undertake research using specialist facilities.  

Please note this vacancy will close on 11/02/2021