Assistant Professor (Teaching & Learning) (Fixed term)

Nothingham University

United Kingdom

July 12, 2021


Assistant Professor (Teaching & Learning) (Fixed term)



Closing Date

Monday, 12th July 2021

Job Type



Psychiatry & Applied Psychology


£36914 to £49553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor to convene the research dissertation module of the MSc Mental Health: Research & Practice.

Aspects of the role will include coordinating student projects that are delivered in collaboration with clinical partners in Nottinghamshire NHS Foundation Trust to ensure clinical colleagues are supported to offer student projects and that the student learning experience is effective and of a high quality. The role will include exploring the potential to increase the number of student projects that are offered in collaboration with NHS services.

The post-holder will also work with colleagues to explore the potential to develop an MSc Global Mental Health. This programme will be closely aligned with the curriculum of the MSc Mental Health: Research & Practice with additional content designed to enhance student learning of research and practice in mental health internationally. The post-holder will establish the potential market for the course.

The post-holder will also provide additional teaching in their own area of expertise and will contribute to assessments across taught modules of the MSc. This will include the planning and management of own teaching, delivered in a variety of settings including small-group tutorials/seminars and lectures. The post-holder will supervise and coordinate MSc research projects and will contribute to the provision of pastoral support for PGT students across the Division of Psychiatry & Applied Psychology.

The post-holder will be allocated time to conduct research at a level that is in balance with their contributions to teaching and other activities.

This post is offered on a permanent contract. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours) ; however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Maddie Groom, Course Director MSc Mental Health: Research and Practice Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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