Assistant Lecturer – Institute for Posture, Movement and Handling

Opening Date:
9 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
25 Mar 2021
Salary Range:

Are you a Band 5 (or above) healthcare professional who has been working for 18 months or longer? Do you have a passion for teaching and supporting students? An exciting opportunity exists for a committed and passionate assistant lecturer to join the established Institute for Posture, Movement and Handling team. Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to study right in the heart of the city and The Faculty of Health Education and Life Sciences is looking to recruit a full time Assistant lecturer within their Institute for Posture, Movement and Handling on a permanent basis.

You will be expected to support the Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences through the Institute in the delivery and facilitation of internal and external moving and handling training, research and consultancy that contributes to the provision of a national workforce that is safe and caring, engaged, efficient and innovative. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the Institutes research and scholarly activities.

As an Assistant lecturer your main remit will be the teaching of patient handling to our Undergraduate Healthcare students alongside other members of the Institute team. As an Institute we pride ourselves on constantly developing cutting edge teaching methods in moving and handling and ways of working in partnership with our students, industry and local stakeholders.

You must hold a First Degree in a Health related subject or have equivalent experience and demonstrate on-going personal and professional development and appropriate study in moving and handling training and development. Successful applicants would be offered a place on the University’s Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education Programme.

With around 24,000 students from 80 countries, Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates.

We put £270 million into the regional economy and support thousands of jobs in the area. We’re investing £260 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our city-centre campus at Eastside, providing students with an enviable range of facilities. The Complete University Guide ranked us as a top 30 UK university for spending on facilities in 2015.

Our staff and student community is defined by our core values, which outline who we are as a University and how we will work with each other. Our core values are Excellence, People focused, Partnership working and Fairness and integrity.

For more information about the role, please contact Stephen.Wanless@bcu.ac.uk