Lecturer Practitioner/Senior Lecturer Practitioner in Optometry/Ophthalmic Dispensing

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Location: East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT

Salary: £32548 - 47722

Role: Lecturer Academic

Contract type: Part time

Recruiter name: Anglia Ruskin University

Closing date:

Anglia Ruskin University is seeking a Lecturer/Academic

Faculty of Science and Technology

0.4 Optometry LP/SLP

0.5 Ophthalmic dispensing LP/SLP x 2

Ref: 000572

About Anglia Ruskin University:

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England. 

About the role:

The Department of Vision and Hearing Sciences is a leading provider of optometric and ophthalmic dispensing education in the UK. With state of the art teaching and clinical facilities and a history of innovation, we seek forward thinking individuals to help us continue our record of success by appointing a number of new part-time, teaching focussed roles in optometry and ophthalmic dispensing. 

With a degree or relevant professional qualification, you’ll be a General Optical Council (GOC) registered Optometrist or Dispensing or Contact Lens Optician (with the ability to supervise undergraduate trainee optometrists or dispensing opticians (For Senior Lecturer Practitioner grade 6: Extensive Post Qualification CPD and/or Higher degree). You’ll have successful experience as a practising optometrist or dispensing/contact lens optician. We are especially interested to hear from applicants with specialist experience in ocular disease (for the optometry focussed role) and visual optics and contact lenses (for the dispensing focussed role), though interests in other related areas are also welcome.

Salary:  £32,548 - £47,722 p.a. pro rata.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package.

For further information about the department please visit our website: http://www.anglia.ac.uk/vhs

Informal enquiries to Professor John Siderov FAAO, Head of Department at: john.siderov@anglia.ac.uk

Telephone number: 01245 684900

To apply please visit our website.

It is expected that interviews will take place on 9 April 2018.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community.