Assistant Professor (Fixed term)

University of Nottingham

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School of Medicine – Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences
Location:  Jubilee Campus

£40,521 to £56,021
per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Wednesday 15 November 2023
Reference:  MED451123

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Professor (Teaching and Learning) within the Academic Unit, Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences. You will be based at the Institute of Mental Health (Jubilee Campus) and delivering teaching on the BMedSci degree and postgraduate taught courses. 

The post holder will provide high quality teaching and contribute to the planning, design and development of objectives and materials for innovative degree programmes in the area of Mental Health & Clinical Neurosciences. A priority of the role is to support Behavioural Sciences teaching and assessment on the BMedSci course including Honours Years Home Base lead, delivering Behavioural Sciences themed lectures, and convening a third year ‘Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Mental Health Research’ course. Contribution to post-graduate teaching and assessment in qualitative research methods will also be required. You will develop new concepts and ideas and develop and win support for teaching development proposals. This role may also include individual or collaborative teaching development projects. You will make a significant contribution to your academic unit/platform via leadership and/or administrative management and/or co-ordination of specific initiatives. 

You must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant Behavioural Science subject area (e.g., Psychology, sociology or other social sciences), extensive experience in qualitative research methods and experience developing and delivering high quality teaching. You must have excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to devise, advise on and manage learning and research programmes, use a wide variety of teaching delivery techniques. 

The post will be offered as a full-time (36.25 hours per week), fixed-term position (maternity cover) to 23rd July 2024. Arrangements for job share may be considered. Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

The University of Nottingham provides generous employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a university employee, you will have an excellent choice of benefits and rewards, including access to fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a competitive holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme. The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Maddie Groom, [email protected] and Dr Katy Jones, [email protected]. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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