|Salary:||£35,333 to £42,155 pro rata pa depending on skills and experience, UH7|
|Placed On:||3rd February 2023|
|Closes:||19th March 2023|
FTE: 0.8 FTE working 29.6 hours per week
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH7 £35,333 - £42,155 pro rata pa depending on skills and experience
Location: College Lane, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield.
The School of Life and Medical Sciences, Department of Clinical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Hertfordshire is seeking to appoint a Lecturer to contribute to the Optometry programmes. The post holder will support learning and teaching, working as an integral part of the optometry and the wider team.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
You will contribute to the continuing development and delivery of learning and teaching and related activities, drawing on your own areas of expertise. You will be expected to develop and implement innovative and appropriate teaching methodologies, which promote interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students. You will need to participate in programme reviews and ensure the curriculum is of a high standard and maintains currency, particularly in regard to General Optical Council regulations. You are expected to work closely and proactively with colleagues within Optometry as well as across other disciplines in the department. You will monitor maintain and evaluate data in relation to teaching and other work responsibilities as required.
Skills and Experience
You must have experience in practice working in community, hospital or primary care with evidence of current clinical practice, with an awareness of current issues in health and optometry practice and include an inter-professional perspective, and be a source of knowledge and expertise and possess breadth or depth of specialist knowledge with an interest in various aspects of optometry. You will be expected to have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and organisational and time management skills.
This appointment will be made in accordance with guidance from the GOC that you must have: At least two years recent and relevant post qualification experience and maintained a minimum of two years current and continuous GOC registration. You will have a first degree (or equivalent) in Optometry, or related discipline, and you must also hold a professional qualification in Optometry or related subject.
We can offer you a flexible and supportive working environment, access to continuing professional development, and advice and guidance in developing research opportunities.
Contact Details/Informal enquiries: Please contact Joy Myint via email email@example.com
Closing date: 19 March 2023
Interview date: To be advised
The University offers every individual the opportunity to succeed. We want our staff to represent multi-faceted life experiences, varied cultural heritage and to encourage cognitive diversity. We recognise that the field is not ‘level’ and want to actively address barriers to progression. Markers of success to date include no gender pay gap within the School where this post sits and holding an Athena Swan Bronze Award. We also challenge stereotypes and partner with networks both within and outside of the University to enhance inclusion in the workplace. We wholeheartedly encourage applications from BAME and LGTBQ candidates, who are currently under-represented within the School.
We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts
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