Programme Lead & Lecturer Midwifery AEP/R&T

Opening Date:
20 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
10 Nov 2021
Salary Range:

The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care (NMPC) is offering an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual who wishes to advance education and research in midwifery and maternity to join our faculty.

The Faculty ranks no 2 in the world for its research and education (QS rankings). The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF2014), rated over 90% of our research as world class or world leading, and 84% of our impact was world leading. Our applied clinical and health research transforms health, quality of life and care across nursing, midwifery, palliative and end of life care, rehabilitation and related clinical, health and social sciences. Teams address complex, multi- and interdisciplinary health and social challenges. Our research is carried out locally, nationally and internationally, and globally, supported by NIHR, UKRI, EU and others. Our Faculty has around 3,000 undergraduate, postgraduate taught and research students, with a growing international intake. Our vision is to develop a blueprint for the integration of education and research to improve student experience, transform clinical care and build capability including in midwifery. This role is a core part of this ambition. The postholder will deliver and lead education in the Faculty, especially relevant to midwifery, and, if on a research and teaching contract, will collaborate on and deliver high quality sustainable research.

The postholder will join an established team of midwifery educationalists in the Department of Midwifery led by Dr Sam Bassett. They will take on leadership of the midwifery programmes. The Faculty also has active collaborations with the Institute of Women and Children’s Health in the School of Life Course Sciences (SoLCS) of King’s College London and King’s Health Partners, making King’s one of the largest centres of research and education in maternal care in Europe. A new Clinical Academic Training Office is being developed at King’s to help foster clinical academics in their careers.

The Faculty delivers innovative and creative evidence-based education as part of continuing personal and professional development to a large number of trusts and independent health care organisations across London.  Clinical experience for undergraduate and post-graduate pre-registration midwifery students is provided in partnership with leading NHS Trusts in London.

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract

This is a full-time post – 1.0% full time equivalent