Job details


College of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Responsible to

Head of Occupational Therapy




£36.52 per hour

Closing date

Tuesday 7 June 2022

Contract type


Post type

Hourly paid



Please note: applicants already contracted to full-time positions within the University are not permitted to undertake additional contracted hours due to the weekly working time directive.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join us as associate lecturer to support the delivery of our MSc Hand Therapy programme and other related teaching. We are looking for someone with Hand Therapy experience, who is passionate about providing the best student learner experience. The mode of delivery is predominantly online and therefore, you will need to have excellent digital skills, be flexible and able to work independently and also as part of a wider team.

Actual hours and days will be described in a ‘Schedule of Work’.

Principal accountabilities

  1. Contributing to recruitment, marketing and other activity
  2. Formal scheduled delivery of Teaching, Lectures or Workshops
  3. Preparation of teaching materials required in the delivery of the above
  4. Preparation of Reading Lists and other content
  5. Contribution to assessment and teaching design as appropriate
  6. Marking, moderation and electronic submission of marks as required
  7. Responsibility for tutorials
  8. Independent Studies supervision
  9. Attendance at the following Boards/Meetings, where it is appropriate; Development / training meetings and events; Probation and Development Review; Programme Committees and Subject/Team Meetings; Any relevant meetings associated with internal and/or external periodic scrutiny such as QAA; College Research Committee; College Research Ethics Committee; Assessment Boards
  10. To comply with the requirements of Health & Safety, other relevant legislation and University documentation

Person specification

Essential Criteria



Skills, knowledge & abilities

Business requirements

Desirable Criteria




As well as competitive pay scales, we offer generous holiday entitlement. We also offer opportunities for further salary progression based on performance, and the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme.

Find out more about pay and benefits

How to apply

You can apply by submitting an online application. Once you have signed in or registered with us you will be able to begin your application. If you are creating an account for the first time, please ensure you provide an email address that you access regularly as this will be our main means of contacting you regarding your application.

If you require any assistance, including the provision of any documentation in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team at

Please note all applications must be submitted online by Midnight GMT on the closing date of the vacancy.

Important information

Please note that unfortunately, this role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route..

Please consult the Home office website for further information.


Our number one priority is to keep our staff, students and community safe as we continue to work through the pandemic. Upon appointment, full training will be given on the Health and Safety processes we follow.

Find out how we are ensuring the safety of our staff, students and community

Further details

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