Lecturer in Global Health

Egham, United Kingdom
£44,283 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
13 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Part Time

Department of Health Studies

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £44,283 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 31 January 2022
Reference:  0122-017 Part-Time, Permanent (18 hours per week)

Starting Salary is £44,283 pro-rata, per annum inclusive of London Allowance. This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Global Health for the new Department of Health Studies across a highly interdisciplinary suite of postgraduate courses – MA Global Health: Society, Culture and Behaviour, the MSc Global Health: Human Health and the Environment

Royal Holloway is establishing an exciting new Department of Health Studies and are building up a team to deliver the planned courses. You will be joining an already established small interdisciplinary team of health professionals in both human and environmental health who are highly experienced academics and researchers. You will also have the opportunity to grow your networks through our global advisory board and through highly established research centres through the School of Life Sciences and the Environment. 

The candidate will have a strong academic background in the field of Public/Global Health, with particular reference to the field of Planetary Health with a strong focus on the environmental determinants of health (socioecological and ecological). They will have an impressive portfolio of past teaching experience, including of fieldwork techniques, and will be comfortable teaching statistical and quantitative health research methods including frequency of outcomes; associations and impact; epidemiological study design; sampling methods and statistical analysis (including t-tests, ANOVA, Chi-squared test, Pearson’s correlation, p-values); and writing surveys. Topic matter contained in the courses which the candidate would be expected to cover includes health metrics and evaluation; population demographics and the global burden of disease; interrogation of environmental quality databases (e.g. WHO Air Quality database; Lancet Climate Countdown) with an ability to relate these to human health outcomes; and evaluation of health indicators in the Sustainable Development Goals. 

The courses are closely aligned with the Planetary Health Alliance Education Framework (, with which the candidate will be expected to be familiar. The candidate will also be required to module lead and support students in their dissertations. 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities.  The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Prof. Alexandra Palombi on

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Royal Holloway recognises the importance of helping its employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements.  We are happy to consider a request for flexible working for this post including part time, job share or compressed working hours. 

Please quote the reference: 0122-017

Closing Date:   23:59, 31 January 2022  

Interview Date: 11 March 2022

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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