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Lecturer in Psychological and Social Medicine

Are you an academic with experience of teaching and research in social or psychological aspects of health or healthcare delivery? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

In undergraduate medical education, you will have an important role in designing and delivering teaching focused on applying social science principles to medical practice and health promotion and illness prevention from a population perspective. 

In research, you will be expected to develop a portfolio of externally-funded research in the division of psychological and social medicine that contributes to the Institute’s research strategy. You will have a particular interest in mental health and will collaborate with, and be supported by, other applied health researchers from many backgrounds including social sciences, clinical practice, clinical trials, health economics and data science.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Allan House

Telephone: 0113 3432725, email:

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS)
Section:  Division of Psychological & Social Medicine
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 7 to Grade 8
Salary:  £33,199 to £48,677 p.a.
Working Time:  100% FTE
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 18 March 2019
Closing Date:  Thursday 18 April 2019
Interview Date:  Thursday 23 May 2019
Reference:  MHIHS1218
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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