Overall purpose of post: As an experienced clinician or clinical academic with a strong focus on education you will work with the professional practice skills and simulation team, academic and support colleagues across the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences to advance the Universities Simulation Strategy agenda for its Health and Social care students.
The University is committed to providing its Health and Social Care students with an outstanding educational experience and learning opportunities which are at the leading edge of Immersive and Technology Enhanced Learning. The role of the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Professional Practice Skills and Simulation is central to the success of this agenda. Working across the faculty of Health and Life Sciences you will be responsible for the development, organisation and delivery of innovative approaches to simulated learning and clinical skills for all health and social care programmes. As an experienced clinician it is expected that you will have experience of running clinical simulations and supporting staff and students using your expertise to create a safe learning environment based on sound pedagogical foundations to ensure our health and social care students have a first class learning experience. You will be central to advancing the University strategy on simulation and technology enhanced learning, you will work with the Head of Professional practice skills to advance the research base of simulation based education.
- To teach students using appropriate instruction methods such as simulation based education, lectures, tutorials, seminars and other formal pedagogic work.
- Act as an expert advisor for academic staff across the faculty to develop simulation opportunities within their programmes.
- Alongside the Learning Technologist for Simulation and Immersive Technology create and manage a central repository for simulation educational materials.
- To supervise students’ projects and dissertations.
- To supervise students engaged on higher degree work by research.
- To mark and assess students’ work, and to invigilate.
- To undertake relevant personal research and other forms of scholarly activity.
- To undertake curriculum development work including identification of consumer requirements, planning, development and evaluation of courses and course materials and supervise course provision.
- To care for the pastoral needs of students including counselling, welfare and guidance.
- To manage and administer education processes including the administration and management of education and training programmes, and publicity and public relations work.
- To participate in the administrative processes of the institution including committee membership, quality assurance procedures, recruitment and admission of students.
- To undertake income generating activities.
- To represent the institution on or to appropriate external bodies.
- To participate in staff development and appraisal processes and in service training.
- To undertake such other duties as may reasonably be required by the University having regard to the general principles used in the above descriptions.