Part Time Lecturer in Public Health and Health Promotion (2 years) - RGU05819

The Robert Gordon University
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:£36,386
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Job Summary

As a dynamic individual with a strong background in public health and health promotion, you will have excellent interpersonal skills. You will contribute to the development and delivery of the learning, teaching and assessment of our successful postgraduate portfolio, including a full time on campus/online course as well as standalone online modules. In addition, you will be actively involved in personal scholarly activity, research and commercialisation and display evidence of ongoing continued professional development.

You will have specialist knowledge in public health and health promotion. As public health teaching is integrated across all subject areas in the School there will be a requirement to work across other disciplines.

You will be expected to contribute to the research base of the School in the supervision of students and through the development of a personal research profile.

Informal enquiries are welcome to Denise Penny, Principal Lecturer at [email protected]

This post in subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit: https: // www.

Grade 7 Salary Scale: £36,386 – 42,155 Grade 8 Salary Scale: £43,414 – 51,805

Salary on appointment will be dependent upon experience.

Candidates with limited or no prior experience as an academic will be placed on the first point of the Grade 7 scale. Consideration will be given to offering an Academic Attraction Payment (adjusted annually) for those candidates who have specific industry knowledge, skills or, expertise which are required for the position.

Please see the job attachments for further information regarding the Grade 7 and Grade 8 criteria. Further guidance on Academic Attraction Payments can be found here.

Job Summary

RESPONSIBLE TO : Dean of School delegated to Principal Lecturer.

RESPONSIBLE FOR : No supervisory responsibilities.

PURPOSE OF POST : Contributes to the delivery and development of the relevant course portfolio and actively engages in research/CPD and commercialisation activities.


Carries our designated teaching through a variety of methods and assessment duties in areas of expertise, or as otherwise required by the Dean of School or equivalent.

Participates in the development and preparation of teaching materials.

Provides tutorial and personal guidance for students.

Supervises postgraduate projects and undergraduate where appropriate.

Develops and maintains expertise in subject areas.

Responsible for subject and module development.

Responsible for curriculum development and contributes to the introduction of new methods of teaching and learning. Undertakes a variety of appropriate administrative responsibilities.

Promotes and markets the School and its course to local, national and

international clientele (including student recruitment)

Maintains working relationships with other Schools/Departments within the University.

Actively pursues and/or encourages research activities.

Engages with other staff, wherever possible, in consultancy activities relevant to the School.

Establishes and maintains relevant professional and industrial links, as necessary, for the effective operation of the School's course.

Represents the School on relevant University committees and the School and University on external committees.

Carries out such other related duties as may be required.

Candidates with limited/no lecturing experience can still be considered but will work to the Developing Academic. Full details of both roles can be found in the attached PDF.

Person Specification


Qualifications and Professional Memberships

Masters Degree in an appropriate subject area.


Specialist knowledge in public health and health promotion.


Experience of working in a public health environment.


Qualifications and Professional Memberships

Successful completion of postgraduate teaching qualification.

PhD in an appropriate subject area.


Understanding of Higher Education environment


Experience of teaching in a Higher Education environment.

Experience of curriculum development and quality assurance procedures.


Behaviour 1 - Communication - Ability to receive, understand and convey information requiring careful explanation and information of a complex or conceptual nature, in a clear and accurate manner

Behaviour 2 - Teaching and Learning Support - Experience of providing standard information or delivering teaching or training, designing content or learning materials within existing frameworks and developing innovative approaches to learning experience and the curriculum

Behaviour 3 - Service Delivery - Experience of exploring and adapting a service to meet customers' expectations and also identifying ways of improving standards

Behaviour 4 - Liaison and Networking - Experience of circulating information in an accurate and timely manner, working across team boundaries to build and strengthen working relationships, leading and developing internal networks to pursue a shared interest and leading and building external networks to enhance the work of the organisation

Behaviour 5 - Decision Making - Experience of using own judgement to make decisions, making collaborative decisions with others to reach conclusions and providing advice or information that will influence the decisions of others

Behaviour 6 - Analysis and Research - Experience of identifying or designing data gathering and analytical methods appropriate for each investigation, and producing reports that identify key issues and findings


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