Faculty Director of Simulation Senior Lecturer (Education and Scholarship or Education and Research)

Opening Date:
20 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
13 Jul 2022
Salary Range:

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at https://www.keele.ac.uk.

This post represents an opportunity for an individual to provide academic leadership for simulation education across the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS). The Faculty has Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Pharmacy and Bioengineering, and Allied Health Professions, and offer a full range of clinical and non-clinical undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD courses. The quality of training is reflected in feedback from the professional bodies responsible for validating degree courses and in the excellent rankings enjoyed by all four Schools in disciplinary league tables and the National Student Survey. Students enjoy excellent staff support and small group teaching in superb surroundings with access to the latest technology and facilities that include state-of-the-art anatomy, community simulation suites including the newly commissioned Health House and Health Bungalow, plus training ambulance and 3D virtual reality. Students also benefit from partnerships with NHS organisations across Staffordshire and Shropshire, including UHNM one of the largest acute hospitals in the country.

The simulation lead will work with colleagues within the Faculty and wider University to develop, implement and evaluate a new faculty strategy for simulation in health and social care education, maximising opportunities to grow innovative, high quality and evidence-based learning opportunities, in line with professional, statutory and regulatory body (PSRB) requirements. The postholder would also be expected to contribute to scholarship, research, teaching and knowledge exchange in simulation in health and social care education that is relevant to the University and faculty strategy. Experience of design, implementation and evaluation of health or social care simulation curricula, leading and managing a teaching team, and delivery of health-related education will be essential alongside the ability to work collaboratively and to lead and manage projects effectively.

The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Informal enquiries are welcome by contacting:
Dr Heidi Fuller, Dean of Education, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences: h.r.fuller@keele.ac.uk

For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies
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Closing date for applications: 13th July 2022
Interviews will be held on: 18th August 2022
Post reference: KU000002560