Lecturer (Academic) in Operating Department Practice (2 Positions)

Opening Date:
19 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
16 May 2021
Salary Range:

Ref. HSS270

Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

The Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (HSS) is central to this vision, working closely with practice partners to prepare and develop health care and social work professionals to provide high quality care. The successful candidate will contribute to helping us meet the expectations of BU2025, the University’s strategic plan and will be expected to contribute to delivery of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Operating Department Practice and other health related programmes. You will be engaged in research and knowledge-exchange activity including innovative CPD, short course activities and developing personal areas of scholarship and professional expertise.

As a Lecturer (Academic) in Operating Department Practice, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of all three main areas of perioperative practice, with appropriate experience of working in at least two of these areas. Enthusiastic about student-centred pedagogy, you will contribute to education delivery, including programme management as required, across the range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You will also make a significant contribution to employability, and professional engagement with relevant internal and external organisations, at a regional, national and international level.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

Applications are welcome from those with current HCPC or NMC registration and an appropriate level of perioperative care experience, with expertise in at least two areas of perioperative care (anaesthesia, surgery and postanaesthesia).

For further information and discussion or the opportunity for an informal visit, please contact Catherine Angell by email cangell@bournemouth.ac.uk

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.