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Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Patient Safety and Improvement Science

Hull York Medical School
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Senior Lecturer: Grade 8; 49,14956,950 a year or Lecturer: Grade 7; 38,832 - 47,722 a year
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Role Description

Hull York Medical School – based at Heslington Campus, University of York.

The Hull York Medical School (HYMS) is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Patient Safety and Improvement Science. This represents a new and exciting challenge for a mid-career academic who wants to conduct research and teaching at the cutting edge.  HYMS brings together the strengths of the Universities of Hull and York in the life, clinical, health and social sciences.  It works closely with other departments in the Universities and many staff are embedded in jointly managed academic centres in host departments. For this post, the successful candidate will work within the Centre for Health and Population Sciences (CHaPS) in the Department of Health Sciences in the University of York.

You will have the ability to generate new research approaches and identify, adapt develop and use research methodologies and techniques appropriate to areas relevant to Patient Safety or Quality Improvement in Health Care. You will develop innovative teaching materials, techniques and module design and take responsibility for the quality of the provision.  You will contribute to the wider academic community general life and work of HYMS and its parent universities (including the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York) through, for example, editing journals, refereeing papers, external examining, and involvement in professional bodies.

With an undergraduate degree in the social sciences, psychology or a health related discipline and a PhD in a topic commensurate with the research themes described above, we are looking for  a self-motivated academic who wants to work in a multi-professional and inter-disciplinary environment.

You will be someone who can build collaborative links and who thrives in an environment in which working across boundaries and in collaboration with managers, policy makers, health professionals and patients is essential.

You will have a track record of high quality research in an area relevant to patient safety or quality improvement in healthcare and will be expected to grow a research portfolio that has the potential to be recognised internationally and to contribute to the teaching and assessment of HYMS students in these areas.

You will have a record in obtaining research funding and will be in a strong position to apply to NIHR and other funding streams. You should have a clear plan for future research in your own field of expertise. You will have the drive to develop your research in new directions to respond to regional and national priorities

At Senior Lecturer level, you will be expected to have a research record of national and international standing and a track record of teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and postgraduate level or in a demonstrably similar context.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications

Senior Lecturer: University Grade 8 (£49,149 - £56,950)

Lecturer: University Grade 7 (£38,832 – £47,222)

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