ASTON UNIVERSITY

Teaching Fellow in Optometry

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
£35,550 per annum (pro-rata)
Posted
07 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
07 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Teaching Fellow in Optometry
Life & Health Sciences
Salary:     £35,550 per annum (pro-rata) 
Grade:     Grade 08
Basis:     Part Time (0.2 FTE) 
Closing Date:     23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 20 September 2017
Interview Date:     To be confirmed 
Reference:     R170399

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow to develop and enhance the learning and teaching activities of Aston Optometry School.  The successful applicant will be responsible for the design and content of specific areas of Optometry teaching and learning within our undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes.

We are looking for a General Optical Council (GOC) registered individual with an Independent Prescribing qualification. A PhD in Optometry or a related area is also essential. In addition, we expect further development of our teaching programmes, engagement with our Optometry Summer School, and future publications in professional journals.

The Aston BSc Optometry programme was ranked 1st in the UK for Subjects Allied to Medicine in the 2015-16 Complete University rankings and is ranked highly in terms of student satisfaction. We are rated as excellent by the Teaching Quality Assessment and ranked 3rd out of 63 universities for research. We also have 98-100% graduate level employment with our students progressing to a wide range of career options in practice and research settings.

For informal discussions relating to this post, please contact Professor Leon Davies (Head of Optometry) by email l.n.davies@aston.ac.uk or telephone 0121 204 4152.  

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request. If you do not have access to the internet telephone 0121 204 4500 and leave your name and address quoting reference number: R170399.