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Ref no:
GCU01319
Published:
22/11/2022
Closes:
6/12/2022
Location:
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
Salary:
£44,737 - £51,805 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

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Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.

GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we’re Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.

We are the University for the Common Good, a commitment that is embedded in our educational offering and research undertakings. The Research Centre for Health (ReaCH) in the School of Health & Life Sciences has an international reputation for delivering high impact research. In the recent Research Excellence Framework assessment (2021) 91% of GCU’s health related research has been formally classified as world-leading or internationally excellent. More over, the impact of GCU’s applied health research was classified as ‘outstanding’ and surpassed by only one other UK institution. The University's outstanding record for delivering impact for the common good against the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals was also highlighted in the recent THE Global Impact Rankings with GCU 1st in Scotland for SDG3, good health and wellbeing.

The Department of Nursing and Community Health offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes and modules in nursing and public health and has a strong applied health focus to our research activity, as well as educational evaluation research. Our National Student Survey scores are well above the sector average and our commitment to student focused, innovative and flexible learning strategies is supported by our state -of- the art facilities, which is accessible and exciting for all our students. We are committed to providing an excellent student experience and promoting the use of technologies to enhance the quality of our educational provision and student experience. 

We are currently seeking to recruit a Lecturer in Public Health with sound academic / public health experience and who has the skills and knowledge to effectively engage with our academic programmes. The main purpose of the role will be to deliver high quality teaching, learning and assessment in our Master of Public Health Programme; however, you may also have involvement within the nursing and community health programmes. To apply for this post you should be educated to masters degree level and preferably with a teaching qualification. Registration with a healthcare professional body would also be desirable although not essential. You should have experience of contemporary teaching, learning and assessment strategies in either Higher Education or Public Health Practice.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to teaching and learning in Higher Education, work independently and as a member of a team for the enhancement of the student experience.

 

Further details on this post are available by contacting either Val Ness v.ness@gcu.ac.uk  0141 331 8813 or Alan Middleton at alan.middleton@gcu.ac.uk 0141 331 3811.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).