Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Public Health

Coventry, United Kingdom
£33,806 - £41,536 (Lecturer) £39,159 - £55,758 (Assistant Professor)
23 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 20/12/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Salary £33,806 - £41,536 (Lecturer) £39,159 - £55,758 (Assistant Professor)
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances
Job category/type Academic

Job description

Coventry University is achieving an unprecedented level of success. Having earned a place in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings' world top 250, secured 15th spot in the 2020 Guardian league table, and achieved a gold rating in the Government's 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), our vision is to continue to enhance our position as a leading provider of innovative education and impactful research both nationally and across the world.

This is an exciting time to join the Faulty of Health and Life Sciences, which is currently home to over 8000 students. The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is the largest school in the Faculty and University; delivering a broad range of health programmes  and a large portfolio of CPD courses at UG and PG levels. We are proud partners in the Coventry and Warwickshire Year of Wellbeing and Coventry 2021 City of Culture

In September 2020 we have two new courses starting ;  BSc Public Health and BSc Public Health Practitioner Apprenticeship, which will join our expanding public health offer. Due to the growth of our portfolio, the School of Health is seeking to recruit an additional  post within the Public Health  team. This person will join the teaching  team delivering  across our highly regarded suite of undergraduate and post graduate courses.  

All academic role holders  will be expected to undertake a combination of teaching and/or scholarship and or enterprise activity, along with various management and administrative tasks as part of their role and to contribute and engage with the University's wider agenda where appropriate Tasks will be in line with the indicators outlined in the Person Specification.

The post is available at Lecturer or Assistant Professor level, depending on experience within public health education and research.  Applicants with teaching experience within epidemiology and public health statistical analysis are particularly welcome. The salary is dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the individual

All candidates  must have a relevant Master's degree in an appropriate subject. The University offers academic and professional development and provides a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification for Lecturers who do not hold a recognised teaching qualification. In addition to teaching and research, there are also opportunities for career progression through internationalisation and enterprise tracks.  You will be supported to develop your interests in order to progress your career.

If you share our values and ambition and want to be part of this vibrant academic community, we look forward to hearing from you.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Amanda Royston, email

Interview date: 21 January 2020

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