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Cardiff University Lecturer_10ab006c12ec4f5aba21d56efce484c9

Location: Cardiff University School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff, CF24 4HQ

Recruiter name: Cardiff University

Role: Lecturer/Academic

Employer type: Other

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Salary range: £30,000 - £39,999

Recruiter type: Direct employer

Job code: 11841BR or 10822BR

Closing date:

Cardiff University, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences is seeking to recruit a Lecturer to join our supportive academic community

We pride ourselves on providing a dynamic and stimulating learning environment informed by our leading clinical and basic science research and are very much looking forward to welcoming new talent to our team.

Our School is at a cornerstone in its development of education. Patients with ocular disease are now being managed in the community by their optometrist and, for our School, we are driving these innovative new pathways in healthcare excellence and delivery. These changes are aligning with the new curriculum mandated by the General Optical Council (GOC), Education Standards Review.

We are seeking highly motivated and forward-thinking GOC registered optometrists who have a passion for education with an ability to develop, deliver and evaluate a range of undergraduate and postgraduate taught modules and programmes.

We are seeking a colleague preferably with a PhD. A postgraduate clinical qualification in clinical practice would be desirable.

This post will be offered as a Teaching & Scholarship position (Vacancy No:11841BR) or Teaching & Research (Vacancy No:10822BR) position, dependent on applications received. If you wish to apply for both, please ensure that you make this evident on your application.

The candidate will either be appointed at either Grade 6 or Grade 7 depending on experience. Please reference which grade you are applying for in your application.

Salary range: £30,000–£39,999.

Closing date: Sunday 4 July 2021.

This post is open-ended and is available immediately.

The School of Optometry and Vision Sciences is proud to be internationally recognised for the quality of its teaching and research. The successful candidates will work with internationally renowned experts in their field in a purpose-designed building, which brings together teaching, research, and patient-facing clinics together in the one place.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and can be directed, in the first instance, to the Head of School, Professor John Wild ([email protected]) or, for HR queries, please contact ([email protected]). 

All roles are offered on a full-time or part-time basis (minimum 80% time/4 days per week). Part-time roles (4 days per week) are offered with the primary aim of ensuring that our staff experience clinical practice outside the University. Opportunities may also be available to work in enhanced clinical services within the School.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

“Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at: