Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Health Sciences

University of Manchester
08 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Manchester has invested more than £5 million over five years for a new hub - the Healthcare Scientists for Tomorrow Hub - that will focus on integrated medicine and interdisciplinary sciences for health and social care. The Healthcare Scientists of Tomorrow Hub, led by Prof Kay Marshall, Head of School of Health Sciences, will enhance capacity in data sciences, public health and integrated medicine through increased teaching and research opportunities across all three Faculties and external stakeholders.

Interdisciplinary scientific strengths at the University of Manchester include health data science, health informatics, health informatics, bioinformatics, clinical bioinformatics, machine learning, data mining, biostatistics, health economics, public health and primary care. Links with clinical specialities and disciplines are well formed so that the right research questions can be asked and answered. The strong links across the University will be used to co-create research-led teaching and training activities.

This teaching-focussed role will involve Development of PGT programmes with external partners (such as Health Education England) in clinical bioinformatics and health sciences related fields designed as a tool for digital transformation for health care professionals. You will also act as deputy Programme Director for the Scientific Training Programme (STP) at Manchester and lead on the development and expansion of healthcare science teaching into Nursing and Pharmacy.

You will need a PhD in a relevant field. Experience of devising innovative solutions and delivering a complex education project involving multiple stakeholders to time and budget is essential. Additionally for appointment at grade 8, you should have experience of contributing to the development of professional practice and policy through outreach and knowledge transfer activities and a significant profile of engagement with others outside of the organisation through professional networks and other activities.

Interviews for these posts will be held on Wednesday 21 st March (afternoon) and Friday 13 th April (all day).

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post.
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