Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Child and Health Inequalities

Recruiter
University of Bristol
Location
Bristol, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1168790189
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Child and Health Inequalities

Job number ACAD103924

Division/School - School for Policy Studies

Contract type - Open Ended

Working pattern - Full or Part time

Salary £37,345 - £42,036 (Lecturer, grade J) or £43,267 - £48,677 (Lecturer, grade K) or £51,630 - £58,089 (Senior Lecturer, grade L) per annum (pro rata if part time)

Closing date for applications 30-Jun-2019

Location: Bristol, UK

The School for Policy Studies is seeking to appoint either a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Child and Health Inequalities to expand and complement our current excellent teaching, research and impact activities in the area of children, health, and social inequality. The appointee will join an ambitious and collegial School that pushes forward intellectual debates and real-world solutions to a range of policy and social dilemmas within an interdisciplinary environment.

The post is located on Pathway One and will be appointed at either Profile Level b (Lecturer, grade J) or Profile Level c (Lecturer, grade K) or Profile Level d (Senior Lecturer, grade L) of the University's Academic Pathways depending on relevant experience, skills and knowledge of the successful candidate.

The School has an exceptional reputation for teaching, research and public engagement. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) 80% of research in social work and social policy was rated world-leading or internationally excellent. In the QS World Rankings we are consistently ranked in the top 30 worldwide and top ten in the UK. Our undergraduate (UG) programmes are top rated in national league tables. The appointee will contribute to UG and postgraduate teaching and will be encouraged to develop and engage with appropriate innovation and curriculum development.

You should have expertise in the children, health and inequalities research with a research profile that complements and enhances our current research areas. You should also have a record of publications judged to be 3* or 4* quality by REF (for appointment at Senior Lecturer 4* is essential) and eligible for inclusion in REF2021; ability to gain external research funding as PI or Co-I; and experience of delivering and running high quality lectures and seminars in a higher education context. A completed PhD or equivalent in a relevant social science discipline by the post start date is essential. For Senior Lecturer level, ability to lead large-scale and/or strategic bids and ability to provide leadership to teaching and research teams is essential.

The post is open ended and available from 2 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is full time, however the School is open to requests for working part time/job share.

The closing date for applications is midnight on 30 June 2019. The final selection process is expected to be held at the end of week commencing 8 July or the beginning of week commencing 15 July 2019.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Esther Dermott, Head of School for Policy Studies or email or tel: +44 (0)117 331 0722 or +44 (0)117 954 6738) or Professor Karen West (Senior Line Manager), Professor, School for Policy Studies or email or tel: +44 (0)117 331 0836).

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world's leading universities.

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