Principal Lecturer, Department of Rehabilitation and Social Work, 1.0 FTE

Opening Date:
6 Oct 2014
Closing Date:
27 Oct 2014
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint a 1.0 FTE Principal Lecturer for the Department of Rehabilitation and Social Work within the Faculty of Health and Science. The post is offered for consideration by Registered Social Workers with at least 5 years experience in Higher Education and Research.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic academic leadership team within a department that has a diverse range of professional and practitioner focussed programmes, modules and provision within rehabilitation and social work, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The department portfolio currently includes full undergraduate programmes in Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Complementary Therapy and Working with Older Adults as well as a range of postgraduate programmes including a pre-registration MA Social Work and a Social Work CPD matrix.

The post holder will have a key academic leadership and management role as Professional Lead for Social Work; including programme design, development and delivery, staffing and quality assurance, as well as responsibility for the meeting of the HCPC and programme professional body requirements. There will be active involvement in the implementation and quality assurance of teaching and learning strategies to ensure the provision of high quality learning and the best possible student experience; this will include placement experience. As some of the programmes and modules within the department are offered via distance or blended learning approaches, the post holder will actively support the use of e-learning technologies and other strategies to effectively engage students who may be learning at a distance.

The University of Cumbria would encourage applications, where possible, to be submitted electronically via our e-recruitment system at the following address: