Lecturer in Public Health / Evidence Based Healthcare

Opening Date:
21 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
11 Nov 2021
Salary Range:

(Job Ref: 102021-461)

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has an exciting opportunity for two experienced Academics in Public Health or Evidence Based Healthcare with a passion for teaching the next generation of nurses and who are looking to join our large team of Nurse Academics as a Full time Lecturer.

We are a well-established, supportive, friendly team who work in close partnership with practice partners and students to create an inspiring learning environment. As a team we are fully committed to striving for excellence and aim to provide outstanding student experiences. We have a strong record of supporting colleagues through the transition into higher education and pride ourselves on the support we aim to offer our colleagues.

Successful applicants will if necessary be fully funded and supported through our own teacher training apprenticeship, including full support for study attendance, and the allocation of a dedicated mentor to support them through the learning requirements. There is a strong ethos of professional development within the School up to and including Doctorate level.

The position will support the learning, teaching and assessment of our student nurses across our newly approved Future Nurse curriculum.

The successful applicant will provide academic leadership within a team of academics and also be required to offer academic and pastoral guidance to our students and participate in the recruitment and selection processes relating to the recruitment of student nurses and thus the future nursing workforce.

You will:

  • Take responsibility for managing taught modules, including oversight of day to day operational processes (e.g. timetabling, assessment, examination systems) and programme accreditation processes.
  • Ensure that module design and delivery comply with the quality standards and regulations of the University.
  • Contribute to the development of academic processes across the institution.
  • Design & Develop Module Content & Lectures across the BSc Nursing Programme
  • Develop and apply inspiring teaching techniques and content which foster enthusiasm, understanding and critical enquiry amongst students.
  • Develop assessments to test learner’s attainment of relevant knowledge and skills across a range of informal and formal methods.
  • Develop internal and external networks.
  • Provide pastoral and academic support, enabling students to thrive and become independent professionals who are proud to be part of Birmingham City University.
  • Be supported to develop research, enterprise and scholarly activities which are integral to the role.

Applicants must hold a higher degree in a relevant health related discipline and have experience of teaching in a Higher Education Institution

Birmingham City University School of Nursing & Midwifery is the second largest in the country. Our vision as a School of Nursing and Midwifery is to aspire to lead Nursing and Midwifery education. To be the first choice for students and apprentices, colleagues and employers within Birmingham, across the West Midlands, nationally and globally.

With around 29,000 students from 80 countries, Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment.