Director of Centre for Interprofessional Education and Learning (fixed term/part time)

Closing Date
Wednesday, 8th December 2021
Job Type
Research & Teaching
Dean's Office (M&HS)
£40927 to £63668 per annum, pro rata depending on skills and experience (minimum £53348 for Level 6). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

The role of Director of the Centre for Interprofessional Education and Learning (CIEL) is an exciting leadership opportunity to lead the Centre in the planning and delivery of IPE for programmes in Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Dietetics and Social Work.

As an experienced leader of people and activities, you will have the interpersonal skills to motivate and develop teams to deliver interprofessional education provision for health care and social work programmes across the University.

You must be able to communicate complex information with clarity and facilitate conceptual thinking, innovation and creativity, to contribute to the development of IPE scholarship nationally and internationally through presenting and attending relevant academic events and publishing in relevant, peer-reviewed outlets.

You need to understand the broad context of interprofessional education, the opportunities and challenges and have experience of developing and delivering learning and assessment activities to meet learning outcomes. A relevant postgraduate degree will be essential.

In addition you will Chair the CIEL Management Board, participate in the Faculty Education and Student Experience Board, and contribute to other committees and working groups as required.

For external candidates, this is a four-year, part-time (14.5 hours per week), fixed-term contract. The role is available at either Level 5 (Assistant Professor) or Level 6 (Associate Professor) depending on the skills and experience of the candidate. Please see the role profile for further information on the requirements for the different levels.

For internal candidates, the appointment will be as a four-year, part-time (14.5 hours per week) secondment from your substantive role at your current level. 

Requests for secondment from internal candidates will be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Katherine Tallant, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.