Lecturer in Social and Community Studies (0.6 FTE)

Opening Date:
2 Jun 2020
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2020
Salary Range:

This is an exciting time to join the University of Derby and the School of Allied Health and Social Care. With a University Gold TEF rating, and outstanding NSS scores in our courses, The School of Allied Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint a part-time Lecturer on a 12 months Fixed Term contract.

You will be part of our highly dedicated team of practice based lecturers delivering on the BSc(Hons) Child family health and Well-being degree and be a part of developing exciting postgraduate opportunities for our learners. Our students go on to exciting and challenging professions within the realm of Health and Social Care as well as relevant Masters programmes.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver on our exciting, innovative and research informed curriculum, providing and delivering high quality teaching across a range of Child and family topics.You will work with an excellent developmental team to show a strong commitment to continuing professional development and to interprofessional perspectives. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and will be expected to contribute to course management and academic administrative duties.

The school of Allied Health and Social Care has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers from a range of sectors including education, Local Authority, social services, and the independent, voluntary and the private sectors. We have a commitment to internationalisation, and strong links with global partners, both within universities and practice settings.

Applied research activity is an integral part of the school’s business and there is a commitment to enabling staff to engage in a wide range of research and scholarship. You will be supported and encouraged to develop your research interest.

Applicants must have a relevant Master’s degree or a Doctorate, A professional qualification in a health field and be registered with the appropriate regulator.

The University offers academic support and professional development support and provides the opportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertake the Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education leading to recognition as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.