Assistant Lecturer – Institute for Posture, Movement and Handling

Opening Date:
18 Dec 2019
Closing Date:
19 Jan 2020
Salary Range:

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has several exciting developmental opportunities for experienced Clinicians from a range of clinical backgrounds looking to make the move into higher education.

Our vision as a School of Nursing and Midwifery is to aspire to lead Nursing and Midwifery education. To be the first choice for students and apprentices, colleagues and employers within Birmingham, across the West Midlands, nationally and globally.

An exciting opportunity exists for a committed and passionate assistant lecturer to join the established Institute for Posture, Movement and Handling team. You will be expected to support the Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences through the Institute in the delivery and facilitation of internal and external moving and handling training, research and consultancy that contributes to the provision of a national workforce that is safe and caring, engaged, efficient and innovative.

The successful applicants will also be required to offer academic and pastoral guidance to our students and participate in the recruitment and selection processes relating to the recruitment of healthcare students and thus the future workforce.

You will:

  • Develop and apply inspiring teaching techniques and content which foster enthusiasm, understanding and critical enquiry amongst students.
  • Develop internal and external networks.
  • Provide pastoral support, enabling students to thrive and become independent professionals who are proud to be part of Birmingham City University.
  • Be supported to develop research, enterprise and scholarly activities which are integral to the role.
  • Successful applicants will be fully funded and supported through our own teacher training apprenticeship, including full support for study attendance, and the allocation of a dedicated mentor to support them through the learning requirements.

We are a well-established, supportive, friendly team who work in close partnership with practice partners and students to create an inspiring learning environment. As a team we are fully committed to striving for excellence and aim to provide outstanding student experiences. We have a strong record of supporting colleagues through the transition into higher education and pride ourselves on the support we aim to offer our colleagues.

Applicants must hold a first degree in a clinically relevant subject and current registration with the NMC or the HCPC as a registered healthcare professional.