Midwifery Lecturer

Opening Date:
18 Feb 2022
Closing Date:
3 Apr 2022
Salary Range:

Department: Allied Health Professions
Vacancy terms: Full-time (or part-time at minimum of 0.6FTE, 22.5 hours per week), Permanent
Salary details: Grade 8 £40,927 to £50,296 per annum (pro rata if part-time)
Hours per week: 37.5

About the role
There are exciting opportunities to join the University of Leicester’s School of Allied Health Professions as a Lecturer in Midwifery, delivering the UK’s first 4-year undergraduate Master in Science with Leadership programme. You will join our developing Midwifery academic team who are highly motivated and committed to delivering cutting edge professional education in partnership with students and our clinical colleagues. Additionally this post provides excellent opportunities for collaboration and inter-professional learning and working.

Our approach to the academic career structure encourages a balance between breadth and specialisation. We highlight the central importance of teaching and research while encouraging all colleagues to develop their contributions to and achievements in areas such as enterprise, engagement, citizenship and leadership.

In this role you will undertake teaching, scholarship and administrative duties in line with the School of Allied Health Professions teaching and research strategies.

About you
To be successful in this role you will be a Nursing and Midwifery Council Registered Midwife with teaching experience in midwifery practice and in the teaching and assessment of students. You will have a degree in Midwifery or a related subject and a relevant masters degree (or be near completion). You will also have experience of the management and delivery of midwifery education programmes demonstrated through a recognised teaching qualification and /or appropriate category of Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, as well as an understanding of leadership theory and its application to midwifery education and practice. Completion of a leadership programme and / or an independent / non-medical prescribing qualification would be advantageous to your role.

As an experienced practitioner and educator you will have the ability to facilitate student learning using a comprehensive range of delivery methods that includes lectures, seminars and tutoring. You will be confident in reviewing, evaluating and developing the key skills of students, being able to develop resource materials to enhance teaching quality.

Additional information
Enquiries and informal visits are welcome and can be discussed with Dr Helen McIntyre on helen.mcintyre@leicester.ac.uk

Applications for job share will be considered
Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 26 April 2022 at the University of Leicester.

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.