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 - ABDO College

Vacancy: Academic Link Tutor

Job title : Academic Link Tutor (ABDOC)
Job reference : REQ00145
Application closing date : 11/02/2019
Location : Canterbury
Salary : GBP£33,199 – GBP£48,677

Job description :


Part-time 14.8 hours per week (0.4fte)



This is an exciting opportunity for a professional with a vision-science related background to extend their scope and contribute to the development of the ophthalmic dispensing profession through involvement in higher education programme delivery.


We are looking for an Academic Link Tutor (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer) committed to higher education to join us working in collaboration with ABDO College to ensure smooth running of our Ophthalmic Dispensing programmes.


The Role

As Academic Link Tutor you will use your effective communication and organisational skills in liaising with University and ABDO College colleagues and external stakeholders to ensure students have an excellent learning experience.


You will use your knowledge and experience of best practice relevant to the Ophthalmic Dispensing field to enhance our education provision, and you will contribute to teaching delivery.


The Person

You will have a sound understanding of the UK statutory and professional requirements for the pre-qualifying degree, high quality practice, knowledge and skills relevant to ophthalmic dispensing, and ideally have worked with students on placement or experience of working within higher education. You will be committed to and ideally have experience in Higher Education.


For an informal discussion, please contact Gail Sheppard, Academic Group Lead, School of Allied and Public Health Professions, email gail.sheppard@canterbury.ac.uk


Additional Information

Canterbury Christ Church University is located in the world famous Cathedral city amongst stunning history and heritage. Canterbury is a thriving international destination, with many students and staff choosing to study and work here, making this historic, cosmopolitan city vibrant and culturally diverse.


Our staff enjoy competitive salaries and a great working environment with a number of benefits ranging from the occupational pension scheme to use of the University’s facilities including the library and fitness centre. We are strongly committed to equality and recognise the value of a diverse workforce.


How to apply

Start date for applications: 14th January 2019

Closing date for applications: 11th February 2019

Interviews are to be held:  5th March 2019


If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at hr.recruitment@canterbury.ac.uk quoting reference number REQ00145.

Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

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