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Ref no:
GCU01058
Published:
10/11/2021
Closes:
8/12/2021
Location:
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
Salary:
£51,799 - £60,022 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 is a vibrant, multi-cultural and modern university in the centre of Glasgow, and is placed amongst the top 70 universities globally (THE Impact rankings, 2021).  Our welcoming community of 20,000 students, from more than 100 countries, enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York.  Our University mission - with its commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence - is integral to everything we do.

The Department of Podiatry and Radiography embraces the disciplines of Podiatry, Medical Ultrasound, Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy and Oncology and is one of three Allied Health Science Departments within the School of Health and Life Science.  The Research Centre for Health (ReaCH) within the School of Health and Life Sciences focuses on enhancing lives of people with long-term condition and the Musculoskeletal health research group contributes significantly to the ReaCH and wider GCU research strategy and outcomes. The musculoskeletal health research group is a diverse inter-disciplinary team specialising in highly focused applied heath studies with a strong profile in external grant funding, impactful output and student support. We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Reader to contribute to high quality learning and teaching and research activities aligned to the activities of the department, school and university.  

Senior Lecturers in Podiatry lead and contribute to teaching and learning and research activities aligned to the musculoskeletal health research group. The successful applicant will identify opportunities for growth, enhancement and external engagement to further develop the academic and research provision within the department of Podiatry and Radiography. Applications are invited from HCPC registered Podiatrists with significant post qualifying experience who have led and contributed to high quality pedagogy, income generation and research. Extensive knowledge of teaching methods and experience in high quality teaching and co-ordinating programmes within Higher Education is essential.

Readers within the department pro-actively lead research income generation, manage research activities and research student development and supervision. Additionally, the post holder will contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The successful applicant will identify opportunities for growth, enhancement and external engagement to further develop the academic and research provision within the department of Podiatry and Radiography. Applications are invited from experienced researchers aligned to the activities of the musculoskeletal health group. A track record in income generation, leading a high quality research activity and a significant high quality publication record in musculoskeletal health is essential.

Candidates for the either position should hold a PhD in Podiatry or equivalent, Fellowship of Advanced HE or other recognised teaching qualification and membership of a relevant professional/statutory body (CoP/HCPC).  

The successful candidate will be able to work autonomously and as part of a team, and have excellent communication and self-management skills. The successful candidate will evidence of income generation and knowledge transfer and the ability to effectively collaborate and network internally and externally. This is an exciting time to join the School and the University which has a vibrant research culture and a reputation for innovation in teaching and learning.

 

Further details are available by contacting Dr Diane Dickson, Acting Head of Department of Podiatry and Radiography at Diane.Dickson@gcu.ac.uk.

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.

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

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).

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