Senior Lecturer Postgraduate Professional Education

Ormskirk, Lancashire
04 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer Postgraduate Professional Education

Faculty of Health & Social Care

Location: Ormskirk
Salary:  £37,768 to £49,230
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Sunday 16 October 2016
Reference: EHT0468-0916
Number of Positions: 3
Opportunity to join an innovative and supportive team

About You

You will be an ambitious, motivated academic with excellent communication skills and organisational ability. An ability to work in a team and to be flexible and responsive is crucial to the role(s). You will have prior experience of teaching and learning support at postgraduate level and will be able to will be able to demonstrate research engagement that aligns to the faculty research themes and will support the institutional submission to the next REF exercise.

Applications are welcome from candidates from broad backgrounds with expertise in teaching and learning at postgraduate level and with research interests which align to those of the Faculty of Health and Social Care.

About the Role

Based largely on the success of its postgraduate educational programmes the Faculty is seeking to make three academic appointments to the department of Postgraduate Professional Education. You will join a dynamic and innovative team and will make a major contribution to the leadership, management and delivery of postgraduate taught programmes including co-ordination and delivery of research methods modules and postgraduate dissertation modules.

You will be expected to make a significant contribution to research in line with Faculty research themes and will be supported to develop their research. This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a Faculty with a growing research culture and portfolio of postgraduate programmes which address key workforce challenges.

Applications for award of Personal Chair will be supported where appropriate.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home. Our comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme gives you the opportunity to; have a lunchtime scenic stroll across our beautiful campus for a picnic, a trim from our onsite hairdresser, make an appointment for a massage and to get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film. You might even qualify for free parking! This is just a taste of what we offer for you to take full advantage of at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” - THE University of the Year 2014/15

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Time Higher award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The Faculty of Health & Social Care has a range of innovative postgraduate educational programmes for doctors, dentists and a wide range of healthcare professionals many developed with external NHS partners. The Faculty has a growing national and international research profile and continues to invest to grow this further.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing academics.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Kathryn Drury (Head of Department Postgraduate Professional Education) at