Lecturer or Lecturer in International Health (R&T) at KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

job description
This is an exceptional development opportunity for an innovative and talented individual who wants to advance research and education that identifies, develops and evaluates ways to deliver health care to patients and families in countries around the world. high, middle and low income. We are keen for our Faculty to identify opportunities to learn, adapt and implement high quality care using learning from other parts of the world. We are particularly keen to learn and implement evidence from low-to-high and high-to-low income countries, as well as to learn and adapt innovation between high-income countries.
The Faculty ranks 2nd in the world for its research and teaching (QS ranking). The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) classified over 90% of our research as world-class or world-leading, and 84% of our impact was world-leading. Our applied clinical and health research transforms health, quality of life and care in nursing, midwifery, palliative and end-of-life care, rehabilitation and clinical, health and social sciences related. This appointee will contribute to a thriving multidisciplinary faculty spanning clinical research, health services and implementation in the UK and overseas.

You will make a substantial contribution to the academic work of the Faculty and King’s, working with education, research and clinical teams, to secure continued research funding, conducting research at a global level at publish in major academic journals. , and offering inspiring undergraduate and postgraduate education, particularly focused on international innovation in healthcare and nursing. You will join our multi-professional teams, made up of dynamic researchers skilled in qualitative and quantitative methods with the common goal of improving the lives of patients.

Your research will generate evidence that will impact health care for people with long-term physical and/or mental health conditions in a global context. Nurses are one of the most important workforce in the field of health, the needs are increasing throughout the world and yet there is a shortage. Research and training of the incumbent will meet this challenge. You will join the Division of Long-Term Care, the largest of the Faculty’s research divisions. Academics working with research staff and postgraduate students undertake research into conditions such as diabetes, poor mental health and bowel disease, alongside a focus on older people’s health and health care and social. The post holder will also work closely with the Center for Palliative Care in Global Health led by Professor Richard Harding at the Cicely Saunders Institute for Palliative Care (a division of our faculty).
In this role, you will develop a research program funded by external sources. Educational activities focus on active contributions to undergraduate and postgraduate programs in long-term physical and/or mental health conditions, particularly within the Faculty, and will take up approximately 40% of the holders’ time. job. Our pre-registration programs have a strong focus on global health with the possibility of global health options at the undergraduate level, virtual and international electives, and international exchange. Our new MSc Clinical Nursing has a strong international component. in 2018, King’s launched a Global Health Institute (KGHI), an interdisciplinary center linking all faculties, for research, education and training; collaborating with this group will be a key function…
We welcome interest from applicants who share our vision of providing high quality, inclusive research and scholarship, and education in a dynamic global health economy and who are enthusiastic about the person, the context and the culturally appropriate and evidence-based care.

This position will be offered on a permanent contract.
This is a full-time position and applicants for job sharing will be considered

Main responsibilities

  • Contribute to the academic research of the Faculty, working with colleagues and clinical teams, to gain research funds and conduct research at international and cutting-edge standards, and published in the main academic journals appropriate to the level (Lecturer or Master of conferences).
  • Collaborate and lead increasingly peer-reviewed and externally funded collaborative research projects, programs and grants, including securing funding from NIHR, UKRI and major charities as co-investigator or principal investigator.
  • Supervise, co-supervise and encourage clinical and non-clinical researchers, including MSc/MRes and PhD students, to build the field of the future.
  • Publish research results in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals, with 1-2 publications that are internationally excellent or top-ranked each year.
  • Contribute to the planning, development and delivery of Faculty education programs and modules, including course planning, preparation and scholarship, assessment and feedback on student work.
  • Contribute to curriculum development and actively participate in Faculty and King’s team building, peer review and quality improvement initiatives, as well as in own development and adoption of change in the field.
  • Maintain professional nursing registration, where applicable, and continuing professional development
  • Actively participate in building the department/faculty team and relevant committees, councils, task forces or executives as appropriate.
  • Play a broader leadership role within the Faculty, contributing to the growth and development of our staff and the wider organization.

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake the duties and responsibilities reasonably expected within the scope and classification of the position.

Skills, knowledge and experience
Essential criteria for the lecturer

1. PhD in a relevant subject*
2. Track record of peer-reviewed publications and presentations that demonstrate international excellence or are world leaders in terms of originality, rigor and significance in areas relevant to the Faculty’s research themes
3. Evidence of ability to obtain research grants, demonstrated by previous experience and track record, participation in active research teams, responsibilities, plans, knowledge of funding programs relevant to the faculty
4. Track record of delivering a high quality education, as evidenced by student feedback, and appropriate vision and future plans for a sustainable, high quality education relevant to this position
5. Vision and appropriate plans for a deliverable research program consistent with the international focus of this position
6. Excellent written, verbal and digital communication skills
7. A flexible, energetic and well-organized autodidact who is able to actively engage with students, team members, the wider College and other potential collaborators in the development of a teaching program
8. Commitment to improving equality, diversity and inclusion within the Faculty
9. Able to lead and manage change and motivate others, colleagues and students

Desirable criteria for the lecturer

10. Registration as a healthcare professional in any country
11. Track record of delivering and developing relevant and high quality teaching and education, including in curriculum development, simulation and digital, distance or blended learning,
12. Experience in supervising doctoral students
13. Evidence of impact of research or teaching
14. Evidence of the organization and development of a high quality education, with an excellent student experience.

Essential criteria for the lecturer

1. PhD in a relevant subject
2. A minimum of two peer-reviewed manuscripts demonstrating international excellence or world-leading research in terms of originality, rigor and significance in areas relevant to the Faculty’s research themes and position, published during the previous three-year period
3. Evidence of success in obtaining and being awarded research grants as an NP from external and competitive funders on topics relevant to the research themes of the Division of Care for the Disorders of long term and the post
4. A track record of leadership and collaboration with active research teams
5. Evidence of national reputation and esteem and emerging international reputation
6. Experience of PhD supervision of ≥2 students
7. Track record of delivering a high quality education, as evidenced by student feedback, and appropriate vision and future plans for a sustainable, high quality education relevant to this position
8. Vision and evidence of a deliverable and ongoing research program in line with the international focus of this position
9. Commitment to improving equality, diversity and inclusion within the Faculty
10. Evidence of impact of research or teaching

Desirable criteria for the lecturer

11. Registration as a healthcare professional in any country
12. Proof of supervision of doctoral students until the end
13. Evidence of international reputation and esteem

*Please note that this is a PhD level position, but applicants who have submitted their thesis and are awaiting their PhD will be considered. Under these circumstances, the appointment will be made at grade 6, spine 30 and after confirmation of the award of the doctorate, the salary will increase to grade 7.

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