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

School of Sport and Health Sciences

Location:  Brighton - Falmer
Salary:  £36,382 to £51,799 pro rata
Closing Date:  Sunday 24 October 2021
Interview Date:  Thursday 18 November 2021
Reference:  HE3199-21-318

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 Sports and Health Sciences depending on the expertise and experience of the post holder (e.g. BSc. Nutrition, and our MSc/BSc Specialist Community Public Health Nurse programmes).  Our MSc Health Promotion programme attracts a mix of home and international students and teaches with a global focus throughout core modules.

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 on 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. 
  • Experience of leading and implementing creative approaches to developing teaching and learning of health promotion in universities and/or health promotion practice.
  • Competent in learning technologies for effective use in teaching, learning and assessment.

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 & knowledge exchange development including research mentoring.

For informal enquiries please contact, the Subject Lead for Health, Wellbeing & Resilience, Dr Natalie Edelman n.edelman@brighton.ac.uk

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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