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Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£44,737 - £51,805 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
17.5 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.


This is a part-time (0.5FTE)/fixed term opportunity for 12 months with flexibility available

Interviews for this role will take place on 14 October 2022

Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.

GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we’re Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.

The Department of Occupational Therapy and Human Nutrition and Dietetics, within the School of Health and Life Sciences, is ambitious, forward-looking and delivers a range of well-established and highly successful pre-registration programmes at both undergraduate and post-graduate level. The Department also has a number of PhD/Doctoral students and an increasing research profile.

We wish to complement our existing strengths within the team by appointing a lecturer who is flexible, adaptable and an excellent team worker. Applications are invited from experienced HCPC Registered Occupational Therapists with post qualifying experience or equivalent. Prior experience of teaching within Higher Education is essential. We wish to appoint a lecturer who has an active interest in research and the successful candidate may contribute to research aligned with key strengths within the Department and School.  In addition to being involved in scholarly activity, key responsibilities of the post include contributing to programme delivery and development, student support and engagement, and involvement with digital learning.  The successful candidate will be able to work autonomously, and as part of a team, and will have excellent communication and self-management skills. This is an exciting time to join the School and the University which has a vibrant research culture and a reputation for innovation in teaching and learning.

To be considered for interview applicants are required to have a professional qualification in occupational therapy, be HCPC registered (or equivalent)/eligible for registration on appointment, and be educated to Masters level (or working towards).  A PhD / Doctorate (or working towards) is highly desirable as is a post graduate teaching qualification with Principal / Senior or Fellow status of the Higher Education Academy. As well as being digital literate, you will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of current issues relevant to occupational therapy and how these impact on both the curriculum and the workforce. The successful candidates will be expected to deliver high quality learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels to both occupational therapy and interprofessional student groups, and contribute to the Department's emerging research and income generation agendas; prior experience with research activity and publishing within professional journals or books is desirable.


Further details on this post are available by contacting Professor Katrina Bannigan, (Head of Occupational Therapy and Human Nutrition and Dietetics) at:

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).