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Lecturer - Health Sciences Research

School of Health Sciences

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £36,914 to £40,322 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Monday 25 November 2019
Closing Date:  Tuesday 31 December 2019
Interview Date:  Monday 13 January 2020
Reference:  094319

The School of Health Sciences at the University of Surrey 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 an Early Career 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 academic probation) and will be supported to submit research proposals and secure grant income, write publications 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, undertaking minimum teaching activities to support this.

The University of Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit committed to research and innovation excellence that benefits the economy, society and the environment.

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 2nd 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.

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

We are pleased to advise that you may be able to continue to pay into the NHS pension scheme; this facility enables you to continue to contribute towards your existing NHS pension despite no longer being employed by the NHS.   Access to the NHS pension scheme will only be available if certain criteria are satisfied, so if this is something you wish to investigate, please do check directly with the University of Surrey Pensions Office at

Further information about the University and the School of Health Sciences can be found at  For an informal discussion please contact Professor Jill Maben

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