Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Global Health

University of Glasgow - School of Social & Political Sciences

Job Purpose
This is a great opportunity to play a pivotal role in enriching the social science of global health research at the University of Glasgow. The post-holder will be based in School of Social & Political Sciences and also be a member of the interdisciplinary Institute of Health & Wellbeing. You will be supported to build interdisciplinary relationships across the University and to lead, and contribute to, research to improve health globally.

We welcome applicants at either the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level able to contribute to research and teaching in relation to any of aspect of the One Health agenda, including prevention and management of NCDs in low and middle-income countries; end-of-life care; policies and programmes to understand and reduce inequality in health; and wellbeing, health and migration. We also welcome applicants excited by the potential of interdisciplinary and solution-focused research and able to bring strong social science perspectives to health research with engineers, ecologists, epidemiologists, vets, doctors, arts practitioners and researchers and historians.

The successful candidate will provide academic leadership by undertaking research of international excellence in line with the School/College’s research strategy, making a substantial contribution to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and undertaking School, College and, where appropriate, University leadership, management and administrative responsibilities.

***This is the job description for the Senior Lecturer position. The job description for the Lecturer grade 7/8 role can be accessed by clicking the apply button at the bottom of this page. Applicants are asked to indicate on their cover letter which level(s) they are applying for***

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***This is the job description for the Senior Lecturer position. The job description for the Lecturer grade 7/8 role can be accessed by clicking the apply button at the bottom of this page. Applicants are asked to indicate on their cover letter which level(s) they are applying for***

The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade, level 7/8/9, £33,943 - £38,183/ £41,709 - £48,327 / £49,772 - £55,998 per annum.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

The successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University’s Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide for you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

Information on the programme can be found on our website at: http://www.gla.ac.uk/services/humanresources/all/pay/ecdp/policy/

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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