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Lecturer in Occupational Therapy (Placement Lead)

Egham, United Kingdom
£47,719 to £56,529 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing date
12 May 2024

Job Details

Department of Health Studies

Location: Egham
Salary: £47,719 to £56,529 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 12 May 2024
Reference: 0424-114

Full-Time, Permanent (job share/ part-time can be considered)

Applications are invited for a post of Lecturer in the Department of Health Studies. The post is to join a team for the new course MSc pre-reg Occupational Therapy launching in September 2024. The Department of Health Studies is part of the School of Life Sciences and the Environment alongside the Departments of Biological Sciences, Psychology, Earth Sciences, and Geography. We are forward thinking, multidisciplinary and research active. We are a new department developing a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Global Health and the environment. We are ambitious and value partnership working to create solutions for the challenges in the world today.

We seek outstanding individuals to join our dynamic and multidisciplinary team. This post will be offered on either the teaching focussed, or professional practice route.

This new post will support the leading and delivery of the new MSc Pre-reg Occupational Therapy degree which will begin in 2024/25 fulfilling the leadership and coordination of the placement element of this course. This position is open to registered UK occupational therapists. We are particularly interested in passionate occupational therapists with an interest in Planetary Health and how this could translate to innovative placements. Candidates with knowledge and experience in health education and placement development is desirable.  We also expect leadership and an effective contribution to course or department administration or projects improving the student experience.

The post is available from July 2024 and the successful applicant will be based in our Campus in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park.

We offer a vibrant and supportive environment where we have a strong research culture and very good links with a range of professional agencies and local authorities. Further information on the School and the Department can be found at:

Department of Health Studies (

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 0424-114

Closing Date: 23:59, 12 May 2024

Interview Date: End of May 2024

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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One of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities.

Royal Holloway is one of the UK’s top 20 universities, ranked 129 globally (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2015-16). We sit within the top 25% of UK universities for research that is rated world leading or internationally recognised and at 89%, our 2015 National Student Survey satisfaction rating is the highest of the University of London institutions.

The university has 21 academic departments and schools spanning the arts and humanities, sciences, social sciences, management, economics and law. We combine our world-class research and excellence in teaching with a global perspective, creating a close-knit community that inspires success. With some 9,000 students learning from internationally renowned academics and researchers, ours is a unique culture, where our students and colleagues feel recognised as individuals. We have a unique best-of-both-worlds location; a safe, leafy campus in Egham, Surrey, less than 40 minutes by train from central London and just seven miles from Heathrow airport, creating the environment where our community thrives.

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