Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Midwifery

Opening Date:
4 Sep 2023
Closing Date:
8 Oct 2023
Salary Range:

An exciting opportunity to join the midwifery education team at De Montfort University (DMU) as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Midwifery. De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally minded and culturally rich university with a strong commitment to the public good. It strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment that champions difference and celebrates success.

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (HLS) is a large Faculty that offers education across a number of health and social care courses and is home to four specialist schools – Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, The Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, and The Leicester School of Pharmacy. The Faculty educates and develops Health and Social Care professionals who make a significant difference to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society. Teaching reflects the latest developments in the sector and many courses have professional accreditations. A range of work experience and volunteering opportunities enables students to develop the skills sought by graduate employers.

Recent graduates have secured roles with leading employers such as AstraZeneca, The Ministry of Defence and the NHS. The Faculty has dedicated clinical simulation facilities, featuring industry-standard equipment which is designed to replicate current practice, enabling staff and students to undertake practice to develop clinical skills to improve health and social care.

If you are interested in teaching and would like to consider a post within lecturing this could be the post for you. We have a well-established team, who deliver a range of programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level. As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Midwifery you will be responsible in leading and providing academic expertise on midwifery to students, pre and post registration students and experienced practitioners, supporting them in clinical settings.

Applications are sought from experienced graduate midwives with NMC registration, proven ability in clinical practice, experience of student support, evidence of professional leadership and ongoing professional development. A Master’s degree or a PhD qualification is desirable, as is a recordable teaching qualification with the NMC. The successful candidate will be required to obtain a satisfactory DBS check.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Caroline Farrar, Head of Division for Maternal and Child Health cfarrar@dmu.ac.uk T: 0116 257784