Teaching Fellow, Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition (IHS091A)

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced Teaching Fellow who wishes to further develop their career in a teaching-focussed role and to increase their experience in delivering programmes in online, face-to-face and blended modes of learning.  

School/Section: Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Division: Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £33,797 - £40,323
Ref No: IHS091A
Closing Date: 21-MAR-2021


Job Description

We are looking for a high-quality individual who brings expertise in teaching in Applied Health Data Sciences with preference given to applicants with knowledge of observation and experimental study designs, use of large-scale electronic health record datasets and experience in both qualitative and quantitative data collection methods.  The role will mainly, but not exclusively, contribute to Postgraduate teaching activities and to shared courses that are taken across a wide range of programmes including the Masters in Public Health (MPH), Health Data Science, Global Health Management and online programmes in MPH and Research Methods for Health.

Applicants should be enthusiastic and have innovative ideas on how we might utilise our limited resources to further enhance student numbers and improve student engagement. Experience in online and/or blended course development and delivery is essential. You will contribute to teaching and assessment and participate across a range of teaching activities, including course coordination and research project supervision.

The post holder will be line managed within the Institute of Applied Health Sciences (https://www.abdn.ac.uk/iahs/) Approximately half time will be spent supporting teaching activities (particularly the Masters in Health Data Science) within the ACHDS and the remaining time supporting shared IAHS Masters programmes. They will be underpinned by an experienced and vibrant academic and professional services support team. 

It is expected that candidates will have a postgraduate qualification in applied health data sciences or a related subject.  Expertise in study designs, use of healthcare datasets and data collection methodologies is critical. PGT teaching experience (including online/blended) and an enthusiasm for teaching innovations and developments is required.  In addition, experience of working within teams and teaching in a multidisciplinary environment would be advantageous.


Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6 salary scale (£33,797 - £40,323 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience. 


Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 12 month probation period.

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here 

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa.  At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Natalie Reid, HR Adviser (e-mail: n.reid@abdn.ac.uk) for further information.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 21 March 2021

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact: Professor Amanda Lee, Director, Institute of Applied Health Sciences a.j.lee@abdn.ac.uk

Please quote reference number IHS091A on all correspondence 

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