Lecturer in Dementia Studies

University of West London

United Kingdom

October 2, 2022


Lecturer in Dementia Studies School of Biomedical Sciences

Salary: £38,874 to £47,225 per annum Release Date: Monday 12 September 2022 Closing Date: Sunday 02 October 2022 Interview Date: Tuesday 11 October 2022 Reference: BIO09

The University of West London (UWL) is one of the top 40 universities in the UK and the top modern university in London according to the influential Guardian University Guide 2021.

The School

The School of Biomedical Sciences was established in 2020 at the University of West London to provide a modern, research-driven learning environment. We host postgraduate taught courses in Dementia Studies, Person-Centred Health and Social Care, and Bioinformatics that attract graduates working in a range of settings including the NHS and industry.

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, self-motivated individual with exceptional organisational skills to join our team of dedicated academics to support the delivery of our MSc programme in Dementia Studies. Essential to this position will be the ability to contribute to the design, development, and delivery of new educational and continuing professional development modules within the area of dementia. You will be expected to assist in the development and delivery of learning materials that are relevant, evidence- based and current, in order to maintain the high quality of learning and teaching associated with GIAM.

Successful applicants will have opportunity to contribute to dementia-related research, scholarship and enterprise activities.

The Person

The successful applicant will have a relevant post graduate qualification and a background in a related health or social care discipline, such as nursing, psychology, or social work. You will be able to demonstrate a specialist knowledge of dementia and an understanding of research methods. Previous experience of undertaking research and teaching dementia-related topics at post-graduate level is essential.

Applicants should demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills to work collaboratively with students, other academics, clinical practitioners, and with our support and technical staff. You will be expected to help build external networks and working partnerships nationally and internationally with relevant academic, care and community organisations specialising in dementia care.

How to Apply

To apply click on ‘Apply Online' and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: https: // jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253 &pid=0

Please email hr.recruitment@uwl.ac.uk if you need any assistance with the application process.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Juanita Hoe, Professor in Dementia Care, Email: juanita.hoe@uwl.ac.uk

Additional Information

Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

Applicants must hold a PhD in a relevant field with a demonstrable track record of research within the field.

An Enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be undertaken upon appointment).

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.

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