Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Midwifery

Opening Date:
22 Mar 2022
Closing Date:
10 Apr 2022
Salary Range:

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join the Midwifery programme academic team.

The following posts are available:

Permanent Lecturer/Senior Lecturer. The position is 1.0 FTE, but we will consider full or part time applications.

We would particularly welcome applicants (but not exclusively) with interest or expertise in breastfeeding support and/or education who have undertaken relevant Baby Friendly Initiative training.

Qualifications required:

For both Lecturer and Senior Lecturer grade: Current NMC registration as a Registered Midwife; Bachelor’s degree in Midwifery.

Plus, in addition for Lecturer: Evidence of, or a willingness to undertake study at Master’s degree level and/or Doctoral level, and evidence of, or a willingness to work towards a teaching qualification or equivalent.

Plus, in addition for Senior Lecturer: Evidence of a teaching qualification or equivalent, MSc degree (or equivalent) in a health-related subject, and a willingness to undertake, or evidence of, doctoral level study in a health-related subject.

Experience required for post:

For Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: A clinical background in midwifery. Experience in teaching/assessing at pre-registration undergraduate and postgraduate level. Evidence of supervising and educating students in practice. Evidence of successfully managing and completing projects in a practice or educational setting. Evidence of research and/or scholarly activity commensurate with the stage of career.

In addition, for the Senior Lecturer: Experience of leadership in education. Curriculum development in a Higher Education setting is essential.

Overall purpose of all posts: To deliver high quality education in midwifery to pre-registration students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including students on the shortened programme who are already registered adult nurses; to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate projects and dissertations; to participate in student recruitment; to support students in clinical placements and liaise with relevant stakeholders where appropriate.

In addition, for Senior Lecturer: to supervise students engaged in higher degree work by research.