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Lecturer in Ageing

Organisation: Lancaster University
Location: Lancaster
Website: www.lancaster.ac.uk
Contact Email: c.milligan@lancaster.ac.uk j.simpson2@lancaster.ac.uk s.giga@lancaster.ac.uk
Deadline: 15 March 2017
Salary: £33,943 to £38,183

The Division of Health Research (DHR) within Lancaster University’s Faculty of Health and Medicine is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Ageing to join an innovative department with a high quality research active environment offering a range of postgraduate courses.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to support teaching on our two newly approved blended learning PhDs in Ageing and Dementia Studies and our new Masters in Ageing (intakes expected in September 2017). Effective doctoral level supervision will also be expected. You will be expected to consolidate an emerging research profile in line with the priorities and interests within the Division. In particular there will be excellent opportunities to pursue research into ageing, and particularly from a social science perspective. You will be able to join the University’s Centre for Ageing Research, a multidisciplinary centre which conducts and facilitates a wide range of world-leading research – biological, psychological, social science, socio-technical, public health - relevant to ageing.
You must have a good degree in a relevant discipline and a PhD in a relevant research area, with an excellent understanding and expertise in research designs, methods and analysis most often used in your research area. You should also be able to deliver high quality and engaging teaching at postgraduate level. Ideally, you will have previous experience of blended learning, or the interest to learn quickly.

Contribute to the national and international research reputation of the Division.

Participate in research teams and academic initiatives in the area of ageing, including contributing to the development of the new Blended Learning PhDs in Ageing and Dementia Studies and the Masters in Ageing.

Develop a research profile leading to publications in leading international peer-reviewed academic journals, other appropriate forms of research output and strong impact in line with REF requirements.

Identify opportunities and contribute to the securing of funds for new research contracts and grants.

Contribute to existing postgraduate and undergraduate teaching in the Division through e-learning,lecturing, tutorials and assessment and provide support in quantitative research methods.

Develop, under supervision, revisions to existing courses or new courses in terms of design,content, structure, forms of delivery, method of assessment if required.

Supervise postgraduate dissertation projects and PhD students.

Provide sabbatical cover where necessary.

To take responsibility for various administrative responsibilities as requested by the Head of Division

Undertake other academic duties as required by Head of Division or the Dean of the Faculty

Apply on-line - https://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=A1781