Senior Lecturer in Humanitarian Practice 347-17B

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Apply by 9 May 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 13 April 2018

Job Description

The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is the oldest and most established school of tropical medicine in the world and is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research and teaching in tropical diseases. Through the creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, LSTM aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.

As one of the few postgraduate centres of excellence in the field of tropical medicine, we are enthusiastic about offering our unrivalled learning opportunities to students within the UK and across the developing world, to provide them with the opportunity to excel in their careers in global health, humanitarian fields, medicine, and academia.

Ever since it was founded in 1898, LSTM has been at the forefront of providing our stakeholders with the scientific evidence to translate relevant science into policy and practice and our humanitarian programmes are amongst the longest established programmes in the UK.

We have a vacancy for a Senior Lecturer in Humanitarian Practice to play a key role in the expansion of LSTM’s Humanitarian programmes and act as the lead academic on the Leadership Education Academic Partnership (LEAP). This is a global initiative focussed on the delivery of a Humanitarian Practice Programme to be offered as a collaborative Masters programme between LSTM and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

The successful candidate will assume responsibility for working with academic colleagues across LSTM to drive forward the development and use innovative teaching techniques and resources aimed at creating engagement, understanding and enthusiasm of students.

Ideal candidates will hold a Masters qualification in a relevant subject and have a demonstrable track record of achievement in directing postgraduate research-informed teaching in an area closely associated to that of humanitarian studies, including the supervision of student research projects. You must also be able to demonstrate strong project management experience gained within an NGO environment, coupled with evidence of having undertaken major administrative duties and leadership of academic programmes.

Although based in Liverpool, it is envisaged the post-holder will be expected to undertake overseas travel.

Closing date for completed applications: 9th May 2018

Take a look at some of the great work we have achieved over the past year 2016-2017 by viewing our annual report: http://www.lstmed.ac.uk/about/publications/lstm-annual-report-2016-2017

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About the Organization

The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research in tropical diseases. Through the creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, LSTM aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed / resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.