Full Time Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
15 Nov 2017
Closing Date:
10 Dec 2017
Salary Range:

School of Health Sciences

Indefinite – Grade I – Ref: REQ003214

Due to the development of a new pre-registration Occupational Therapy programme an exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Senior Lecturer. Applicants must be enthusiastic and visionary with previous experience of teaching/lecturing in a HE environment within the Occupational Therapy field.

The appointee will facilitate the teaching, learning and assessment of modules within the discipline area and will be expected to act as course leader for the MSc Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) programme. This will also be aligned to continuing professional development via engagement with their own research, and allied knowledge transfer/income generation.

Applicants must have a recognised OT qualification, be registered with the HCPC and a member of the RCOT. In addition they will be educated to postgraduate level with a higher degree in a relevant subject area and experience of leading edge professional practice. Fellowship of HEA/ PgCert in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education or equivalent is also required.

Experience of teaching/lecturing in a Higher Education environment within the field of Occupational Therapy is essential as is experience of developing teaching and learning resources. Evidence of external esteem through publications/research/practice dissemination is also required.

Utilising a flexible and innovative approach to teaching, the successful candidate will be committed to the success of students and be able to show that they can effectively support learning and teaching in the classroom and in practice areas. Excellent presentation and communication skills and ability to work to deadlines are also core requirements.

For further information contact Karen May, Principal Lecturer/Academic Lead, 01772 895488, Kamay@uclan.ac.uk. Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. Applications via http://www.uclan.ac.uk/jobs or Human Resources on 01772 892324 quoting reference number.