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Lecturer or Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)

Health Sciences
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University of York
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40,322 - 49,553 per year
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The Department of Health Sciences is looking to appoint a Lecturer to contribute to research and teaching in the field of International Humanitarian Affairs and broader undergraduate and postgraduate provision.  The Department is proud of the contribution of the programme, its team and alumni in making positive impacts in its field and is looking for someone with passion, commitment and knowledge in disasters, conflicts and uneven development contexts through professional or lived experiences. 

We are keen to hear from people with lived experience and will look to appoint on either on a teaching and scholarship, or teaching and research portfolio. 


Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)

  • To contribute to the educational provision including graduate and postgraduate teaching
  • To develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material
  • To carry out on-going curriculum review, including teaching content and materials and contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities   

Lecturer (Teaching and Research)

  • To develop research objectives, projects and proposals and carry out individual and collaborative research
  • To lead on and/or contribute to the production of research outputs and research outcomes.
  • To design, develop and deliver teaching across a wide range of modules and programmes
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities   

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

For both teaching and scholarship and Teaching and Research

  • An appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification or willingness to complete
  • Extensive knowledge in humanitarian and development studies to contribute to the departments provision
  • Knowledge of research techniques and methodologies and teaching techniques with advanced and specialist IT knowledge

Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)

  • Minimum of a Masters degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Knowledge of a range of teaching techniques and methodologies and ability to innovate in teaching and learning and teach at any level within an area of expertise
  • Highly developed communication skills and ability to present specialist material to students and fellow specialists and disseminate scholarly work

Lecturer (Teaching and Research)

  •  PhD or equivalent experience
  • Ability to develop research objectives, projects and proposals and analytical skills with proven ability to contribute to high quality research
  • Highly developed communication skills including the ability to extend, transform and apply knowledge from scholarship

Interview date: TBC

For informal enquiries: please contact Professor Paul Galdas Deputy Head of Department or Professor Patrick Doherty Head of Department on  

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