Lecturer in Nursing (Simulation)

Opening Date:
21 Sep 2023
Closing Date:
5 Oct 2023
Salary Range:

Unit : Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Salary : £45,585 to £46,974
Location : Milton Keynes
Please quote reference : 21154
Full-time, 24-month fixed term contract with the possibility to extend following review, for a further 12 months
Closing Date : 5 October, 2023 – 12:00
Interview date: 24th October 2024

It is anticipated that a hybrid working pattern can be adopted for this role, where the successful candidate can work from home and the office. However, as this role is contractually aligned to our Milton Keynes office it is expected that some attendance in the office will be required when necessary and in response to business needs. We’d expect this to be approximately once a month.

Change your career, change lives

The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies works across a range of disciplines including education, childhood and youth, health and social care, youth work, social work, languages and applied linguistics, nursing, and sport and fitness; organised as three schools. We work proactively, taking an innovative approach to teaching and learning; develop collaborative and effective partnerships with employers and other institutions; and engage in cutting edge, action oriented and internationally recognised research.

The role

The Open University is recruiting a lecturer in Nursing (simulation) to join the School of Health Wellbeing and Social Care. Key responsibilities will include the development of simulated learning, suitable for nurse education using extended and virtual reality platforms, in addition to supporting the teaching of undergraduate provision in nursing.

The postholder will work predominantly within the undergraduate nursing team to contribute to the development and production of simulated learning within the nursing curricula and support teaching and learning in nurse practice education. Applicants should, therefore, have relevant qualifications and experience demonstrating simulated learning in Nursing. Applicants are expected to demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of NMC regulatory standards and experience of bringing in innovation and creativity into their teaching.

Skills and experience

  • Current NMC registration
  • Educated to Masters level (or equivalent) with experience of teaching in a higher education institution
  • Currency in nursing simulated practice education and knowledge and experience of extended reality and/or virtual reality
  • A strong record of research and/or knowledge exchange that is commensurate to the position.

More information can be found in the Job Description at https://www5.open.ac.uk/employment/vacancies/lecturer-nursing-simulation-21154

If you would like to discuss the application or recruitment process before making an application, please contact Emma Jones at Resourcing Hub on 01908 655544 or resourcing-hub@open.ac.uk quoting the reference VRF 21154.