Lecturer in Workforce Organisation and Wellbeing

University of Surrey - School of Health Sciences

The University of Surrey was named The Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2016 and is a top ten UK University based in Guildford, in the South East of England. It is easily accessible by road and rail, and is a short distance from both Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The main University campus, Stag Hill, is situated close to the Guildford mainline train station and within a short walk of the town centre. 

The University's ethos is based upon a belief in our ability to make a difference to the world - to have a positive impact through our free-thinking and hard work. We are ambitious and have a bold vision of what we want to achieve - shaping ourselves into one of the best universities in the world, which we are achieving through the talents and endeavor of every employee. Our culture empowers people to achieve this aim and to collectively, and individually, make a real difference.

Sitting within the University’s Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, the School of Health Sciences has achieved substantial success and is currently ranked 1st in England for Nursing in the Complete University Guide.The School is a leading provider of undergraduate and postgraduate education and is committed to playing a leading role in shaping the future of healthcare nationally and internationally.

The School’s strategic focus on inter-professional care, ‘clusters of expertise’ and ‘themes’ have enabled it to establish strong links with Surrey’s One Health programme, Innovation for Health plan, 5G innovation and internationalisation, ensuring it is at the cutting edge in developing novel solutions for global health challenges.

The School is in an exciting period of development and opportunity with ambitious plans for the future that focus on the continuing development of excellence in teaching, building our international research profile and extending our clinical collaborations nationally and internationally. 

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer to augment our thriving research in the area of Workforce, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW). The post holder will work with Professor Jill Maben to develop research and teaching related to the WOW theme in the School of Health Sciences. The post-holder will work primarily on research activities in the first 3 years, whilst on probation in the Lecturer A role and will be supported to write and submit research proposals, write for publication and develop as a Principal investigator. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating research activities relating to the WOW theme; identifying and taking forward new research ideas, and, if not already held, will be supported to undertake a post-graduate qualification in learning and teaching within the first three years of appointment. 

In addition to salary the successful post holder will receive a generous annual leave entitlement, excellent development opportunities and childcare assistance.

Further information about the University and the School of Health Sciences can be found at http://www.surrey.ac.uk/school-health-sciences.   For an informal discussion please contact Professor Jill Maben j.maben@surrey.ac.uk  .

Please use the link below to go to the relevant pages to apply. We can only accept applications submitted via the University of Surrey website.

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