|Location:||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Salary:||£37,473 to £53,353|
|Placed On:||15th September 2022|
|Closes:||9th October 2022|
Northumbria is a research-intensive modern university with a global reputation for academic excellence.
Ranked in the UK top 50 (Guardian University League Table 2022 and Complete University Guide 2023), Northumbria recorded the biggest rise of any UK university for research power in the Research Excellence Framework for the second time in 2021 and is now rated within the top 25 in the UK.
At Northumbria, we embrace tomorrow. We pursue new thinking, forge new partnerships, create and exchange new knowledge, and find new solutions. Our inspirational academics, partners and students work together to tackle tomorrow’s challenges head on. We are ready for the future whatever it may hold. We are looking for future colleagues that share our ambition.
The Department of Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing (SWECW) is a vibrant multi-disciplinary community engaging in cutting-edge practice and research that works closely with organisations from the private, statutory and third sectors. We are seeking knowledgeable and skilled individuals to join our department, with a key focus on contributing to the Health Care Management MSc and Master of Public Health programmes.
Our excellent teaching reputation is based on challenging inequalities across education, social care and health and developing new generations of research informed professionals. Our diverse undergraduate and postgraduate programmes focus on high quality professional education, research and innovation across disciplines including education, social work, health and social care, occupational therapy, and childhood and early years. Our education programmes are in the top 20 nationally (Complete University Guide 2023). SWECW is also a sector leader in increasing access to evidence based psychological therapies for children and young people (CYP-IAPT) and is playing a significant role in aiding societal recovery and repair beyond the pandemic.
Northumbria is in the UK top 25 for research power (Research Excellence Framework, 2021) and SWECW contributed significantly to two units of assessment. Social Work and Social Policy was ranked 3rd in Britain with 78% of our research rated as world leading or internationally excellent and Allied Health Professions was ranked 8th for research power with 88% of our research outputs rated similarly.
This vacancy is to primarily support our Healthcare Management MSc and The Master of Public Health programmes. As such, you must have excellent and specialist knowledge of the contemporary health and social care landscape and how this complex and evolving field is managed through strategic management and leadership. This expertise will be demonstrated through your research activity, professional practice or consultancy.
Please ensure you consider the job description and meet all the essential criteria.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Lynette Shotton: firstname.lastname@example.org
Northumbria is one of the largest universities in the UK with over 37,000 students from 137 countries. Putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and with world-leading research and award-winning partnerships, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university. Discover more about us.
Northumbria University is a great place to work. We empower our exceptional people to achieve shared ambitions and promote a positive work life balance. To say thank you, we offer a wide range of benefits including excellent pension schemes, flexible working, a generous holiday entitlement, continued commitment to your learning and development and more.
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