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Lecturer in Global Public Health (Teaching & Scholarship) - QMUL25120

Department: Institute of Population Health Sciences
Salary: £42,433 - £44,807 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL25120
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 29-Jun-2021
Closing date: 29-Jul-2021

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About the Role

Applications are invited for a Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship) in Global Public Health within the Institute of Population Health Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, home to 50 academic employees. The Institute is one of seven Institutes in the School of Medicine and Dentistry.  Your role will be to teach on several modules in our BSc and MScs in Global Public Health (Social Determinants of Health, Disease Management: Policy and Practice, Epidemiology and statistics and Research methods).  You will also supervise student dissertations. In addition, you will contribute to the development of the Masters programmes and help increase recruitment from students internationally (preferably with a particular focus on the Middle East and Gulf regions).

The successful candidate will be enabled to develop their pedagogical skills and be encouraged to design, develop and implement their own teaching. Furthermore, they will work as part of a critical multi-disciplinary team, and will be actively supported in their professional development.

About You

We are looking for applicants with relevant experience, interest and expertise in global public health who can teach in areas including:  

  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Disease Management: Policy and Practice
  • Epidemiology and statistics
  • Research methods

The post will be located within the Unit for Global Public Health, situated in the Centre for Public Health and Policy which delivers a suite of programmes in the field of Global Health with over 250 students.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 2 years. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £42,433 - £44,807 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

We offer access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Trevor Sheldon at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 29 July 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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