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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Research & Teaching) – Co-design work on health care interventions with KINGS COLLEGE LONDON


This role

This is an exceptional development opportunity for a talented individual who wants to advance excellent and innovative research and education related to the co-design of healthcare interventions.

This is one of many new positions offered under a research and teaching contract, with 60% research and 40% teaching. The incumbent will be expected to contribute to and develop a sustainable, high quality applied health care research program in areas critical to one or more divisions or research institutes of the Faculty and relevant to the educational focus of this position. You will have the opportunity to work with relevant research partners in health, charity and industry/business.

You will join the team led by Professor Glenn Robert. This successful research group focuses on the development, adaptation and application of co-design and other participatory design approaches in the context of health care services and interventions. It includes a senior lecturer, two post-docs and several PhD students, with funding from UKRI, NIHR and the EU. You will strengthen the links between research and clinical partners and develop sustainable research in a range of conditions. You supervise doctoral students within the Faculty.

From an educational perspective, you will apply the co-design methodological approach to many health care conditions and settings. You will extend and further develop the modules taught at undergraduate and graduate level within King’s related to co-design of healthcare interventions and other topics relevant to your expertise and faculty needs.

Why choose us

King’s College London is a leading university with nine faculties. As a member of King’s Health Partners, we have an excellent environment for healthcare interaction and a strong focus on mentorship and career development.

The 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF2021) ranked King’s Allied and Applied Research first for: overall proportion of research rated 4* (highest global rating, highest possible rating), research papers rated 4* , impact rated 4*, environment rated 4*(joint), cumulative grade point average and power. REF2021 ranked world leader: 100% of our environment, 86% of our impact and 70% of our global research. More than 95% of our global research has been ranked among the best in the world or internationally excellent.

For three years, King’s has been number 2 in the world and number 1 in Europe for nursing care (QS world ranking). King’s produces more highly cited research results (top 1% citations) on palliative care than any other international center (SciVal).

It is based in the heart of central and south London. It includes the Cicely Saunders Institute for Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, the premier palliative care institute, bringing together clinical, research and education teams.

Our award-winning NMPC training programs cover pre-registration nursing and midwifery and multidisciplinary postgraduate teaching and research programs. King’s is Europe’s largest healthcare education provider. Our health and applied clinical research transforms therapies, the healthcare experience and outcomes for patients and those who matter to them, wherever they are cared for.

You must apply if

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual who can make a distinctive contribution, bridge theory and practice, and advance sustainable high quality and impactful collaborative research. You must have excellent teaching and communication skills, be able to inspire and inform students, and a demonstrable ability to deliver high-quality, impactful sustainable research.

This position will be offered on an indefinite term contract pending successful completion of probation (3 years) The post holder is required to actively participate in the Academic Performance Development (PDR) review each year.

This is a full-time position – 100% full-time equivalent. However, we offer flexibility for part-time work.