Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Health & Social Wellbeing
Applied Health & Social Care
Salary: £34,804 to £52,560 per annum
Fixed Term from 01/10/2021 to 30/09/2022
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Tuesday 22 June 2021
Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together.
You will have contemporary interdisciplinary experience and knowledge of
public health, health and social wellbeing and/or public health nutrition. We
are particularly seeking an individual with knowledge or experience of
You should be able to effectively apply learning to real life situations in
delivering research informed teaching and practical experience across the
Faculty of Health & Social Care portfolio. Experience in teaching in HE at
undergraduate and postgraduate level would be advantageous.
You will seek out and support new opportunities for curriculum development and
contribute to the Department's research reputation and to the development of
relevant knowledge transfer activities.
About the Role
The successful candidate will teach, carry out and publish research and
supervise students across all levels within HSWB and the wider Applied Health
and Social Care programmes. The post will appeal to those with public health,
health and social wellbeing, epidemiology and/or public health nutrition
The department has a diverse and expanding research portfolio and is
increasing links and collaborative activity with a variety of internal and
external settings and employers. You will be part of a diverse and multi-
disciplinary team, with experience of using enhanced research informed
teaching and learning strategies in the academic and/or health and social care
We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.
From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills.
We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development
sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning
and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards
2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if
appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme
(UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support
your professional development.
This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.
“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after
year” – Times Higher Education.
We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction,
staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our
strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher
‘University of the Year' award also celebrated our distinct role in
“transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating
opportunity from excellence.
The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher
Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016)
and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management
Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.
Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University
offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high
For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Julie
Abayomi at Abayomij@edgehill.ac.uk
At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce
brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections
Further details: Job Description & Person Specification