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Lecturer in Health Studies (Public Health or Health and Social Care)

Department of Health Studies

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £45,548 per annum - including London Allowance
This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 28 February 2023
Reference:  0123-012

Full-Time, Permanent

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Health Studies for the new BSc in Health Studies course starting September 2023. You will be part of a highly interdisciplinary team in the new and unique Department of Health Studies at Royal Holloway University of London. 

Royal Holloway is establishing an exciting new Department of Health Studies and are building up a team to deliver the planned courses. You will be joining an already established small interdisciplinary team of health professionals in both human and environmental health who are highly experienced academics and researchers. You will also have the opportunity to grow your networks through our global advisory board and through highly established research centres through the School of Life Sciences and the Environment. 

The candidate will have a strong academic background in the field of Public Health or Health and Social Care, with particular experience and interest in working with students in placements. They will have an impressive portfolio of past teaching experience and practice as relevant to their professional role.  They will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in teaching, learning and assessment. 

The courses are closely aligned with the Planetary Health Alliance Education Framework (, with which the candidate will be expected to be familiar. The candidate will also be required to module lead and support students in their dissertations. 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities.  The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Prof. Alexandra Palombi on 

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Royal Holloway recognises the importance of helping its employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements.  We are happy to consider a request for flexible working for this post including part time, job share or compressed working hours. 

Please quote the reference: 0123-012

Closing Date:  23:59, 28 February 2023 

Interview Date: 21 March 2023

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The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.



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