Lecturer in Midwifery

Opening Date:
1 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
18 Oct 2020
Salary Range:

We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for an experienced Midwife or Midwifery academic to join the School. This is an exciting time for Midwifery education where the School continues to deliver innovative approaches to teaching and learning, maintains UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative accreditation with a pre – registration programme achieving 97% in the NSS 2020. In addition to this the School will implement a new pre – registration Midwifery programme in 2021 based on the new NMC Standards. As a lecturer you will join a team of innovative, enthusiastic and committed Midwifery academics in a School with strong partnerships with health and social care providers.

With knowledge, experience and skills as well as a degree in a relevant subject (achievement of MSc or PhD or working towards desirable), you will also be expected to contribute to the wider School portfolio which includes undergraduate and postgraduate Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic education as well as the School’s commercialisation activities. There are also opportunities to undertake applied health research in health and social care policy, education and clinical practice which impacts on the health and wellbeing of people, families and communities.

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of nursing education in the North East of Scotland. The School is housed in a state of the art building designed to simulate both clinical and community settings providing a stimulating learning environment.

Our vision is to provide dynamic and transformational learning, teaching and research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-being of local, national and global communities. We aim to engage with key partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high quality research that is of value to society, those using health and social care services, and the professions of nursing and midwifery.

This is a full – time position but we will consider different and flexible contract types, such as part-time working. Whilst we are focussed on educating the next generation of Nurses, Midwives and Paramedics, we also appreciate the need to retain skills in the health profession, so we may consider part and full time secondments from your current role.

This post in subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/

  • Grade 7 Salary Scale: £34,804 – 40,322
  • Grade 8 Salary Scale: £41,526 – 49,553

Salary on appointment will be dependent upon experience.

Candidates with limited or no prior experience as an academic will be placed on the first point of the Grade 7 scale. Consideration will be given to offering an Academic Attraction Payment (adjusted annually) for those candidates who have specific industry knowledge, skills or, expertise which are required for the position.

Please see the job attachments for further information regarding the Grade 7 and Grade 8 criteria and further guidance on Academic Attraction Payments.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Heather Bain, Academic Strategic Lead at heather.bain@rgu.ac.uk or Fiona Gibb, Academic Team Lead and Lead Midwife for Education figibb@rgu.ac.uk

Relocation assistance may be available for this post.