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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion (0.50 full-time equivalent)

School of Health Sciences

Location:  Brighton - Falmer
Salary:  £35,845 to £51,034 pro rata
Closing Date:  Tuesday 08 December 2020
Interview Date:  Thursday 17 December 2020
Reference:  HC3234-20-301

This is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant team of academics who are dedicated to the learning and teaching of Health Promotion students. 

The role will include undertaking the teaching and learning activity relating to the MSc Health Promotion programme as well as teaching and learning sessions relating to health promotion on our undergraduate programmes. There will also be engagement of learning and teaching across wider programmes in the School of Health Sciences depending on the experience of the post holder (e.g. BSc. Nutrition, Bsc. Public Health). 

Our lecturers develop and utilise a range of teaching methods to support student learning in both theory and practice, and act as a personal tutor; using listening, interpersonal and pastoral care skills. We work in partnership with students, academics, researchers, service users and service colleagues to deliver high quality learning and teaching based contemporary research findings and practice.  

In order to be successful in this post, should have:

  • A good (1 or 2:1) relevant first degree in health promotion or a related discipline.
  • A postgraduate higher degree in health promotion or a related discipline.
  • A Higher Education teaching qualification and/or a HEA Fellowship is required or will need to be achieved within the first 12 months. 
  • Up-to-date, sound knowledge of current developments in health promotion, including behaviour change global public health agendas, professional and policy developments and the range of generic skills required to teach the subject.
  • A keen interest in engaging in related research and enterprise opportunities.

If you have a PhD or Doctorate you will be eligible to register as a University supervisor as well as have access to a range of support for research & enterprise development including research mentoring.

For informal enquiries please contact, Academic Lead for Post-Graduate Programme, Lucy Redhead:

This post is based at our Falmer campus site, and travel to other university sites will also be required.

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.



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