Lecturer Global Public Health

Queen Mary University of London - Blizard Institute

Lecturer Global Public Health 

The Centre for Primary Care and Public Health at Queen Mary University London is seeking to appoint a Lecturer to its Global Health Unit.

This is a Teaching and Scholarship (T&S) post which is designed to support the Unit’s delivery of a Teaching Programme consisting of five postgraduate MSc degrees and a three-year undergraduate BSc degree in global health. The content of these degrees include health systems policy, epidemiology and statistics, social determinants of health, migration and culture, ecological health, global health governance and international law and health.

The successful applicant would join a multi-disciplinary team of academic staff with backgrounds in medicine, sociology, anthropology, international relations and geography. Importantly, s/he would join a unit that is shaped by a strong public service ethos and the desire to equip its students with the skills, competencies and motivation to promote social justice and improve health worldwide.

While focused on the delivery of a teaching programme, we are looking to appoint a rounded academic able to develop and grow the Unit’s profile in research and policy engagement.

The successful applicant will ideally have some experience of working on global health topics and some first-hand professional or academic experience of low and middle income countries. Candidates must also have some experience of teaching at either undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels.

In terms of topic areas, we are especially interested in academics with interest and expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Migration, Culture and Health
  • Trade, Investment and Health
  • Food Policy, Food Systems, Nutrition and Health.
  • Medicines and Pharmaceutical Policy

The post is full time and fixed term for 36 months, starting in December 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. Starting salary will be in the range £44,815 to £50,030 inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to David McCoy at d.mccoy@qmul.ac.uk.

Details about the Blizard Institute can be found www.blizard.qmul.ac.uk.

To apply and for full job details including a job description and person specification please visit http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/jobs/ and search for reference QMUL9742.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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