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Lecturer in Global Health (Teaching and Research)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-015572

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 11/08/2020

Salary: £36,914 to £51,034 per annum depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

School/ Directorate: Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Fixed term from 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2022

The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) invites applications for a fixed term Lectureship in Global Health.  The post will be available from 1 September 2020 for two years until 31st August 2022. We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in medical or healthcare epidemiology, with a particular focus on global health, mental health, infection outbreaks in humanitarian or disaster situations, emergency capacity building and disaster public health response. HCRI is a multidisciplinary institute, and we welcome applications that will be prepared to cross disciplinary boundaries.

This lectureship is a teaching and research position aimed at complementing and developing further HCRI’s mission in global health. It will support HCRI’s expanding portfolio of online and blended programmes, and provide expertise to the intercalated iBSc Global Health programme where the Institute teaches national and international intercalating medical students, and the MSc (online) Global Health programme aimed at humanitarian professionals.

Specific teaching responsibilities will include delivering and developing new course units or adapting course units to be taught at undergraduate or postgraduate levels face-to-face and online. For example:

  • Lecturing/Course convening
    • Introduction to Global Health (undergraduate level)
    • Research Methods in Global Health (post-graduate online)
  • Seminars
    • Community Approaches to Health
    • Emergency Humanitarian Assistance

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.          

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Bertrand Taithe, HCRI Executive Director


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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