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Lecturer in Social Sciences (Health and Wellbeing / Social Care focus) - 2AHHS1E

Liverpool Hope University is a vibrant community with high scholarly standards. We are proud of our past, confident in our present, and ambitious for our future. We have submitted 100% of our Research active staff (colleagues with Significant Responsibility for Research) in thirteen Units of Assessment for REF 2021. The University has particular research strengths in areas of social sciences, humanities, creative and performing arts, education, health sciences, psychology, earth sciences, mathematics, computer science and engineering. This developing research expertise builds upon and complements our already well-established reputation for excellence in teaching and learning. We are a research-informed, teaching led University of distinction and we have already made excellent progress in making this ambition a reality. Our policy is to combine these elements of our work in keeping with the University’s stated academic profile as a research-informed teaching University of distinction. It is in this context that we are recruiting scholars who will join with us in our pursuit of excellence. These opportunities include the post of:

As a result of rising student numbers and expanding provision The School of Social Sciences wishes to recruit a lecturer to work in Health and Wellbeing and/or Social Care. We currently deliver a range of Undergraduate provision at Hope Park.  In addition, we also deliver our Health and Wellbeing provision in one of our Network of Hope Colleges (Holy Cross) in Bury of an evening. 

While we welcome interest from those working in any area of health and wellbeing and/or social care, we are particularly keen to receive applications from those who would be able to contribute to our Network of Hope Provision. As such expertise in one or more of the following areas would be desirable: psychosocial health; mental health and wellbeing; health promotion; health across the life course; working with vulnerable groups in Health and Social Care. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to existing provision within the School, to support future curriculum developments, and to engage with the research profile of the Health and Social Care team.

The School of Social Science runs undergraduate degree programmes in Health and Social Care, Health and Wellbeing, Social Care, Criminology, Sociology, Social Policy, SEN and Disability Studies, Childhood and Youth, and Social Work.  The School also runs Masters programmes in Social Work, Youth and Community Development, Social Policy, Sociology, Disability Studies and Criminology.

We recruit staff nationally and internationally as we seek out the best people to help build Hope for the future. We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment that recognises and respects difference. If you join us, you will be doing so at an exciting and challenging time as we work to build a Liberal Arts inspired university of distinction in the UK.

Successful candidates are required to have a PhD in a relevant subject discipline.

For an application form and further details, please click the links on the top right for a comprehensive recruitment pack and details on how to apply.

Role Specification

Lecturer in Social Science (Health and Wellbeing / Social Care Focus)

Ref: 2AHHS1E

Salary: £34,304 - £40,927 (Grade 7) per annum 

Contract: Permanent 

Work Pattern: Full Time 

Closing Date: Friday 12 November 2021 at 12.00pm

Date of Advert Placement: 18 October 2021

2AHHS1E - Recruitment Pack

2AHHS1E - Person Specification

How to Apply