Health Research
Salary:   £35,210 to £48,676
Closing Date:   Monday 27 May 2019
Interview Date:   Thursday 20 June 2019
Reference:  A2638

The Division of Health Research, which is located in the Faculty of Health and Medicine, is seeking to appoint a Lecturer to join an innovative department with a high quality research active environment offering a range of postgraduate and undergraduate courses.

We are seeking to enhance our already strong national and international profile of excellence by making an academic appointment to complement our existing strength in palliative and end of life care and to further develop our research and teaching in this area.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate the potential to make a high quality contribution to the future profile of research conducted by the International Observatory on End of Life Care and the Division more widely.

You will have a PhD (or have submitted your thesis for examination) in palliative care or a relevant discipline such as ageing, dementia or health research and have appropriate experience in palliative care research. You will also be able to deliver high quality and engaging teaching involving both face-to-face and distance learning at Masters and Doctoral level.

If you are a self-directed individual with an interest in developing your research and teaching in this area then we welcome your application.

The Faculty provides an environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, promoting a healthy work-life balance. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education.

This is a full-time indefinite post available from 1st August 2019.  You would be expected to start on or as soon as possible after this date.

Open for job share opportunities/part-time working.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Nancy Preston email: or Professor Catherine Walshe email: