Lecturer in Public Health Faculty of Science & Technology Company: Middlesex University
Location: Hendon Starting Salary: £40,991 to £46,931 per annum Grade: Grade 7 Contract Type: Permanent FTE: 1 Date Posted: Thursday 11 May 2023 Closing Date: Friday 16 June 2023 Reference: SCT343A Job Details: Job Description
Middlesex University is a global institution with an international outlook and reputation. As one of the leading universities for technical, professional, and creative education, Middlesex is committed to taking its students on life- changing journeys, to delivering world-changing research and to our role for positive transformation. With a shared vision of a world that's fairer and more inclusive, our work is about creating knowledge and putting it into action.
The Department of Natural Sciences is looking for a dynamic individual to join and complement our current team supporting the delivery of our portfolio of Public Health programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The Department is recognised for strong high-quality teaching, innovative delivery, research, and consultancy across a range of professional and academic programmes. Our focus is on the application of knowledge to practice and practice to student learning, underpinned by evidence and research.
The successful candidate will be an individual with an advanced background in Public Health either as a lecturer or practitioner. You will be able to deliver high quality teaching, learning and academic support as well as be keen to participate in research/knowledge transfer and support outreach.
You will be someone who is committed to promoting the development of the next generation of students and researchers. Candidates should have strong leadership skills in order for them to play an active role in leadership of our teaching teams.
We are offering one post at either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level. Lecturers are expected to deliver high quality teaching to students including the design, development and review of teaching activities and materials. They should be able to identify best and innovative practices in professional training, learning and teaching and build them into personal teaching practice. They must have the ability to give effective advice, guidance and feedback to students thereby supporting their academic progress and enhancing student experience and outcomes.
Senior Lecturers are expected to be able to lead on the delivery of high- quality teaching to enhance students' learning experiences and outcomes.
Successful candidates should bring practice- or research-based experience into innovative and authentic design of teaching and learning materials and activities. They should be committed to and understand how to develop the curriculum in line with professional body requirements and be able to demonstrate leadership.
Senior lecturers will be required to lead on strategies to identify and implement best practice to give effective advice, guidance and feedback to students to enhance and support their academic progress.
If you wish to discuss the job in further detail please contact Professor Sally Priest, Deputy Dean - Research and Knowledge Exchange, via e-mail on [email protected], or Ruth Plume, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Health, via e-mail on [email protected]
We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates who are underrepresented in this area. All recruitment decisions will be based on merit.
Overseas applicants for this post may be subject to the ATAS certificate requirements. A list of exemptions is here: https: // www. gov.uk/guidance/find- out-if-you-require-an-atas-certificate. For further information about the scheme see: https: // www. gov.uk/guidance/academic-technology-approval-scheme.
We value diversity and strive to create a fairer, more equitable work environment for our staff and students.
We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff diversity networks, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.
Middlesex is home to a diverse community of professionals. We are a bronze award holder of the Athena Swan Charter, a member of the Race Equality Charter, a Stonewall Top 100 employer and Gold award holder in 2023, and a Disability Confident Leader. We are committed to improving employment opportunities for underrepresented groups.
Lecturer in Public Health (SCT343A)
May 24, 2023
June 16, 2023
About the employer
Established in 1878, Middlesex University is a public university that is associated with the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, Coalition of Modern Universities, and Universities UK. Earlier, the university was known as the Middlesex Polytechnic University. It gained the status of a university in 1992. The university decided to re-structure its academic school to faculties in 2012.
Apart from London, the university has three other campuses in Dubai, Mauritius, and Malta. The campus in London features the neo-Georgian architectural style. A new learning resource center was built along with a central library that consisted of about thousands of books and provided round the clock access to students. The Ritterman building is a new development on the campus. The faculty of science and technology and faculty of arts and creative industries are located within the premises. Also, the university is home to the United Kingdom's first Cyber Factory.
The university has spent nearly £200 million to provide world-class facilities in the campus. Middlesex is known for its research and innovation in offering education and has been awarded three Queen’s Anniversary awards in higher education. Apart from this, the university has been awarded two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for its international reputation. International students pursuing a full-time course guaranteed accommodation by the university for their first year of education. In addition to this, the campus comprises bioscience, biomedical science, nursing, and simulation laboratories. The campus features several sports facilities including a fitness center, outdoor courts, football pitches, and tennis courts.
The academic structure of the university comprises three major faculties, namely the Faculty of Arts & Creative Industries, Faculty of Professional & Social Sciences, and the Faculty of Science & Technology. The university offers programs in other subjects that include media, design, performing arts, law, natural science, engineering, mathematics, information science, statistics, and computer science. Here, students get an opportunity to learn and grow under professional faculty members.
Middlesex offers pre-undergraduate, undergraduate, and postgraduate courses in Social Science, Psychology, Media and Communications, Marketing, International Tourism Management, Law and Politics, Law and Politics, and Accounting and Finance.
The university has a list of notable alumni that includes Freema Agyeman (renowned actress), Helen Mirren (actress), Alan Carr (comedian), Roger Glover (musician), Milton Jones (comedian), Neville Brody (art director), John Lundberg (filmmaker), Ashley Isham (fashion designer), Araf Shradd (professional golfer), Louise Lear (BBC weather presenter), Suzzane Moore (journalist), and Dermot O'Leary (television presenter).