Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy
We are seeking an occupational therapist to join our creative and dynamic teaching team as an Assistant Professor. This role could suit an experienced academic or a therapist in practice with transferable skills who wants to develop an academic career.
You will have the opportunity to use your knowledge and experience to creatively develop, lead and deliver clinical and theoretical teaching and assessments. You will provide academic and pastoral support to students and contribute to student recruitment and admissions. There may be opportunity to contribute to our university occupational therapy clinic and to post graduate education.
You will be a team player who demonstrates a willingness to contribute to the vision of the Occupational Therapy team and the School of Allied Health Professions and Midwifery, making use of the different development opportunities available to you. You will work collaboratively with our service user and carer group and with our students to continually improve and develop our programmes.
We work collaboratively with NHS Trusts and the Council within Bradford, Airedale and Craven as well as across other private, independent, and voluntary organisations in our region. You will be required to support students on practice placement as well as contribute towards the development of innovative models of placement education.
You may already have some research experience and you are expected to become involved in research alongside our research Professors. The University empowers and encourages staff to develop their own research profile, and to participate in internationally leading, interdisciplinary research and innovation that will shape and benefit future societies.
We welcome applicants who identify as being from BAME, LGBT+ communities who are currently underrepresented across our teaching and research teams who could be positive role models for our students and colleagues. We value diverse voices and lived experiences.
The University offers an attractive range of staff benefits, including:
- Generous leave package (starting at 30 days plus 5 customary days)
- A career development framework
- Discounted Gym membership
- Support relocation assistance.
We are also open to discussing potential secondments or working arrangements with current employers.
Due to the sensitive nature of this post, applicants will be required to disclose details of any criminal record including convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings and any other information, which may have a bearing on their suitability for the post. The University of Bradford is an equal opportunities employer and disclosure need not necessarily be a bar to obtaining the position.