Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

University of Central Lancashire - School of Health Sciences

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of establishing Occupational Therapy provision at the University of Central Lancashire. We are seeking a full time Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy to join our occupational therapy team within the Rehabilitation Sciences academic team within the School of Health Sciences. This post will take on the course leadership role and be pivotal in the development of occupational therapy within the School. Applicants must be enthusiastic and visionary with previous experience of teaching/lecturing in a higher education environment within the Occupational Therapy field.

As course leader for the MSc (pre-registration) Occupational Therapy programme the appointee will undertake course leadership roles and facilitate the teaching, learning and assessment of several modules within the discipline area of Occupational Therapy. Successful applicants will be supported with their continuing professional development via engagement with their own research, and allied knowledge transfer/income generation.

Applicants must be registered as a full member of their relevant Professional and regulatory Body’s (RCOT and HCPC), be educated to postgraduate level with a good honours degree (or equivalent) in Occupational Therapy and have experience of contemporary Occupational Therapy practice. The successful candidate will be committed to the success of students and be able to show that they can effectively support learning and teaching in the classroom and in practice areas. The successful applicant will be educated to a minimum of Masters level and ideally hold a doctoral qualification, or be working towards one. Fellowship of HEA/ PgCert in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education or equivalent is also required.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Anna Clampin, Professional Lead for Occupational Therapy 01772 895598, for further information.  

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online via or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 quoting reference number. CV's will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form


Share this job
  Share by Email   Print this job   More sharing options
We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Subject Area(s):


Northern England