Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£51,799 - £60,022 per annum
18 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy - Full time, Permanent

Job reference: 0000018347

Date posted: 18/07/2022

Application closing date: 14/08/2022

Salary: £51,799 - £60,022 per annum (Grade 7)

Package: Excellent Benefits Package

Contractual hours: 35

Basis: Full Time

Job description
Join our team!

We are seeking to recruit an Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy, to join our programme team. If you are passionate about the development of the occupational therapy profession and preparing future occupational therapists, this is the job for you!

Edinburgh Napier University’s phenomenal results from the Research Excellence Framework (2021) are testament to our growing strength and capability as a research institution. These results, alongside our consistently positive National Student Survey results and sustained high levels of graduate employability, demonstrate the increasing impact of Edinburgh Napier's collective work, quality and commitment.

As a member of the Allied Health & Social Care Sciences Subject Group, you will be joining a vibrant academic team who work with other colleagues across the school as part of a supportive, collaborative interprofessional community for both education and research.

The role

You will be supported in the role to further develop your own academic career in your identified academic pathway (Professional Practice, Learning & Teaching, Research or Business & Enterprise) through access to a range of resources available to all University staff and through a coaching approach to personal development. We work in an inclusive way and can support flexible and remote working. We will also consider applications for part-time time working, job sharing and secondments.

If you are excited at the prospect of joining our fantastic team then we’d love to receive an application from you!

Essential requirements

  • Qualification in relevant discipline at least to postgraduate level.
  • Professional qualifications relevant to discipline.
  • Current registration with the relevant Professional Statutory Regulatory Body for the role.
  • Profile that demonstrates at least national standing and some international engagement.
  • Generation of external income.
  • Doctoral level qualification.

For more information on the position, please see our full role profiles Associate Professor here.

How will we reward you?

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefit package.

Salary: Associate Professor £51,799 - £60,022 per annum (Grade 7)

Further information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional Information

Application closing date: 14th August 2022

Interview date: To be confirmed (end of August)


Please note due to COVID-19 it is possible that interviews will take place via video conferencing.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.