Lecturer in Public Health Ref 10888

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School / Department of Medical Education
Hours: Part time 0.6 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). 
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Fixed term until September 2025
Reference: 10888
Salary: Starting at £44,414 to £52,841 pro rata if part time
Placed on14 March 2023.
Closing date: 28 March 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: To be confirmed. 
Expected start date: As soon as possible.

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Public Health to support the development and delivery of the Masters in Public Health Course, with a particular focus on supervising MSc dissertations.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Masters in Public Health Course Lead and will be responsible for the development and delivery of teaching and learning content. The post holder will lead modules, supervise dissertations, mark and moderate course/exam assessments.  They will undertake recruitment and related activities. The role requires excellent organisational, communication and team working skills. In addition to the university academic community, you will develop and support partnerships with wider public health community.

The post holder will hold a doctoral qualification, or a professional equivalent in a public health related discipline and will have an excellent knowledge and understanding of recent developments in public health and epidemiology in the UK. Experience of teaching and supervision in higher education is desirable.

The School and the Universities offer various academic and professional development opportunities including completion of a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification according to need.

This post is offered on a 0.6 FTE, fixed term basis (until September 2025).  

Please contact Dr Tilly Paz (t.paz@bsms.ac.uk), or Prof Gordon Ferns (G.Ferns@bsms.ac.uk) for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 10888 [PDF 199.73KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

  • This role has been assigned an eligible SOC code however to meet the minimum salary requirement this is dependent on the salary you are offered and/or whether you are eligible for tradeable points. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk
  • Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship. 

How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to jobapps@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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