Lecturer in Midwifery

Opening Date:
9 Jan 2023
Closing Date:
5 Feb 2023
Salary Range:

This is a developmental role for those entering their first full academic role. As such the duties described represent the range of activities that may be expected at this level and the actual range and depth of duties being undertaken will vary dependent upon the experience of the staff member. Staff developing through this level are expected to gain the necessary experience and skills to demonstrate competency in the main areas of role as described before progressing to the next level.
General Duties: To work with colleagues on curriculum development and the advancement of relevant discipline areas within the university. To deliver teaching over a range of modules across health and social care. To undertake student tutoring and support. To carry out a limited number of additional activities in support of the academic work of the department. To teach across our suite of Health and Social Care programmes. To develop and implement innovative teaching, learning and e-learning strategies. To engage in recruitment activities

Key responsinbilities: The responsibilities of a Lecturer are wide ranging and may change over time according to the development needs of the department and the individual. In general a Lecturer can expect to undertake any of the following:

Teaching and Learning Support: To engage in teaching on undergraduate and/or postgraduate level programmes as determined by the Deputy Head of School. The range of teaching duties may change from time to time. Contribute to the design, content and delivery of specific areas of teaching and learning and to the quality of teaching delivered. Collaborate with colleagues in the continuous review and development of the School’s programmes. Take responsibility for the co-ordination of modules when appropriate to do so and after gaining sufficient relevant experience.

Work in accordance with University policies and procedures to undertake assessment of students’ work and give feedback.

Research, Scholarly Activity and Professional Practice: Develop a standing as a scholar and /or practitioner in your field that contributes to the profile and reputation of the School. Collaborate in scholarly activities and / or professional practice based initiatives with colleagues in and beyond the School if appropriate. Engage in subject professional and pedagogy research as required to support teaching activities. Ensure that outcomes of scholarly activity are appropriately disseminated. Engage in continuous professional development and scholarly activity in order to develop own professional skills, including teaching and learning skills

Liaison and Networking: Establish contacts within the wider community where possible and begin to form relationships for future collaboration. Develop links with relevant professional bodies and academic groups. Develop involvement in academic activities with industry and other external partners. Take part in relevant internal committees and working groups. Liaise with subject librarians, central timetabling and other services to ensure resources available are appropriately deployed. Work as a member of a team, collaborating on curriculum development and contributing to team and School meetings. Begin to co-ordinate the work of others when appropriate through taking responsibility for module co-ordination/leading areas of practice. Act as academic tutor to students as allocated by the Deputy Head of School and act as first line contact for them.