Senior Teaching Fellow / Lecturer, Allied Health Professions


16 Jun 2023
Job Information

Research Field
Ethics in health sciences
Researcher Profile
Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)
United Kingdom
Application Deadline
14 Jul 2023 – 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract
Job Status
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

Offer Description

Allied Health Professions

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £43,155 to £54,421 Per Annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 14 July 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2339423CF

We are looking for an experienced occupational therapist with ideally Higher Educational Institute experience to support the delivery of our pre-registration BSc and MSc occupational therapy programmes.

The University of Southampton is one of the world’s top 100 institutions for excellence in research and education (QS World University Rankings 2021). In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise, Health Sciences at the University was ranked number one institution in the UK for the overall quality of our research. The impact of our research and our research environment received the maximum possible scores with 100% judged as world leading. We’ve continued to break new ground to effectively address global health challenges. Our high-quality research influences health and social care policy, delivery, and care in the UK and internationally.

The School of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton is at the forefront of world-class teaching and research. We provide a first-class environment for exciting, cutting-edge education to prepare tomorrow’s allied health professionals, nurses, midwives, and cardiac physiologists to shape and advance practice across the world 

The 1.0 FTE post is a permanent position, subject to a probationary period. We welcome applicants who are experienced clinicians, with practice educator experience and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as this role will be outward facing and have a focus on placement expansion. Alongside placement expansion you will be expected to support a range of physically focused teaching and learning experiences (e.g. neuro, anatomy and physiology), including marking, module leadership and personal academic tutor. If you are interested in the post of lecturer your active research interests must align with one of the Faculties research groups. 

Post 1:1.0 FTE Senior Teaching Fellow (Level 5) or 1.0 FTE lecturer (Level 5)

The job

You will be expected to contribute to the education and education /research priorities of the programme/faculty (dependent on role) and work with a range of external providers, with the support of the university placements team to ensure we have high quality placements, with sound governance, to provide our occupational therapy and other allied health professional students with an exceptional placement experience. 

Other tasks may include;

  • Design and delivery of programmes including, session delivery, marking, examining and moderating
  • supporting students on placement and presenting a positive image to all stakeholders
  • providing pastoral student support and academic counselling as required 
  • Selection interviews and open days 
  • active involvement in student research projects and contributing to the REF
  • quality monitoring and enhancement activities across School

You will be joining a vibrant and driven academic team, who are passionate about extending understanding in research, education, and practice to create integrated educational programmes unique to the Faculty and that make a positive difference to local and global health. You will receive support and line management from the Programme Manager. 

 The skills/experience needed

  • HCPC registration and be a member of RCOT and the BAOT. 
  • Be an experienced practice educator
  • Have some teaching / educational experience 
  • Educated to Masters Level (senior teaching fellow) / PhD level (lecturer)

Application process

For additional information/informal enquiries before submitting your application, contact Dr Rachel Dadswell, Programme Manager ([email protected] ) Please include a covering letter and full CV in your application. Please also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly by your referees to: Dr Rachel Dadswell ([email protected] ). 

The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on  +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email [email protected] . Quote the advert reference on all correspondence.

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