Associate Lecturer in Social and Community Studies

Health and Social Care

Location:  Kedleston Road
Salary:  £35.98 per hour
As and when required
Closing Date:  Sunday 24 November 2019
Contract Type:  Permanent
Post Type:  Hourly Paid
Reference:  0713-19
Responsible To:  Assistant Discipline Lead in Social and Community Studies

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. 

University of Derby is now among the top 20 universities in the UK for teaching quality, and has risen six places overall in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide league table to joint 13th in the country for teaching quality is an excellent achievement and a reflection of our Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold Award. The University of Derby has been ranked as one of the UK’s top 30 universities in The Guardian’s University Guide for 2019 and being named among the world’s top 250 modern universities in the Times Higher Education Young University rankings. 

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. 

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the Role 

This is an exciting time to join the University of Derby and the School of Allied Health and Social Care. With a University Gold TEF rating, and outstanding NSS scores in our courses. 

The School of Allied Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint Associate Lecturer posts. You will be part of our highly dedicated team of practice led lecturers delivering across Social and Community Studies on programmes which include Child Family Health and Well-Being, Health and Social Care, Social Work and Community and Youth Work.  

The school of Allied Health and Social Care has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers from a range of sectors including education, Local Authority, social services, health and the independent, voluntary and the private sectors. We have a commitment to internationalisation, and strong links with global partners, both within universities and practice settings. Our students complete two work placements as part of their programme of study. 

Applicants must have a First Degree, or relevant Master's degree or higher or a professional qualification in an appropriate subject and experience of training/teaching. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect. 

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa. For further information, please visit the following link: .

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