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
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 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.
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 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:
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Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any assistance with the
For informal enquiries about the position please contact Juanita Hoe,
Professor in Dementia Care, Email: email@example.com
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
The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the
published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant