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Senior Lecturer in Public Health

Requisition ID:  1145
Location: 

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Fixed Term
Posted Date:  28-Oct-2019

 

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

 

Salary: Non-clinical £73,936; Clinical £77,913 

Closing Date: 27/11/2019

 

This is a Fixed Term post for a period of 3 years

 

This is an exciting new full-time Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Public Health post to work jointly in academic and service roles. The post will be based at Newcastle University’s Institute of Population Health Sciences, and South Tyneside Council (50:50 split). 

Applications for part-time/flexible working will be considered; please state your desired working arrangements in your application. The Institute is keen to build up academic and specialist capacity in the field of public health and so is keen to recruit an ambitious and committed academic who is on the GMC Specialist Register/GDC Specialist List/UK Public Health Register (UKPHR) for Public Health Specialists. The vision for this post is to build joint academic-service-policy partnerships between Newcastle University, South Tyneside Council and Public Health England (PHE). The role offers an opportunity to develop and lead a research programme in collaboration with PHE, and the Local Authority, informed by national and local public health needs. The post-holder will have a key role in embedding a culture of co-creation, and translating research and evidence into public health practice in the context of healthy ageing. There is the exciting prospect of shaping both national policy, and local policy and practice. We wish to identify current and future leaders in the field of Public Health with potential research excellence in the areas of healthy ageing, complex health needs and long-term conditions. This new post is a significant opportunity for a talented enthusiastic Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Public Health to join a well-established and leading centre of public health research at the Institute of Population Health Sciences at Newcastle University and the progressive and sector-leading South Tyneside Council.

 

The University has developed Academic Job Summary Guidance which summarises the range of activities that academic staff may be expected to perform.  Academic staff are not expected to be discharging all of the activities all of the time and the actual duties and activities that academic staff are expected to carry out will be determined by the Head of Academic Unit.  The Job Summary Guidance document can be found at http://www.ncl.ac.uk/hr/recruitment/role-profiles.php

 

For informal enquiries, please contact: Dr Sheena Ramsay sheena.ramsay@newcastle.ac.uk or Prof Barbara Hanratty barbara.hanratty@newcastle.ac.uk

Applications for part-time/flexible working will be considered; please state your desired working arrangements in your application.

Interviews will be held on Monday 9th December 2019

                                                                                                                            

The University has developed Academic Job Summary Guidance which summarises the range of activities that academic staff may be expected to perform.  Academic staff are not expected to be discharging all of the activities all of the time and the actual duties and activities that academic staff are expected to carry out will be determined by the Head of Academic Unit.  The Job Summary Guidance document can be found at http://www.ncl.ac.uk/hr/recruitment/role-profiles.php

 

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

 

Please be advised that due to new minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post does not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

 

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Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

 

Requisition ID: 1145