Senior Lecturer Diabetes Care

Opening Date:
24 May 2021
Closing Date:
6 Jun 2021
Salary Range:

An exciting opportunity exists for experienced Diabetes clinicians to join the Department of Post-Qualifying Healthcare Practice, within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Birmingham City University. The Department of Post-Qualifying Healthcare Practice is a thriving, innovative and dynamic environment that aims to provide high-quality CPD for the NHS and international health workforce.

Joining an existing team of academics, you will contribute to the taught delivery, assessment and support for students undertaking our MSc Advancing Diabetes Care, and suite of diabetes modules. You will work in partnership with our local NHS Trusts and international partners, to develop and grow the future diabetes workforce.

In collaboration with the Faculty team, the role will involve the following:

  • Play a pivotal role in the delivery of the MSc in Advancing Diabetes Care, an innovative online programme being delivered in the UK and internationally.
  • Contribute to the teaching, assessment and support for students accessing freestanding diabetes modules, and those undertaking the BSc/MSc in Professional Practice pathways.
  • As required teach about diabetes care across all specialist fields.
  • Provide academic and pastoral support to students undertaking the MSc Advancing Diabetes Care and other Diabetes modules.

The following are requirements for the role:

  • A professional qualification as a Nurse, Doctor, Podiatrist, Dietitian or Psychologist.
  • A background in primary or secondary diabetes care delivery.
  • Educated to Masters level (or equivalent).
  • A PgCert Education or equivalent qualification is desirable.
  • Clinical currency within the speciality of diabetes care.
  • Evidence of on-going professional development.
  • Experience as an academic or guest lecturer within Higher Education is desirable.
  • A track-record of supporting students.
  • Strong IT skills, including the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in working effectively within a team.

With around 24,000 students from 80 countries, Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates.

We put £270 million into the regional economy and support thousands of jobs in the area. We’re investing £260 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our city-centre campus at Eastside, providing students with an enviable range of facilities. The Complete University Guide ranked us as a top 30 UK university for spending on facilities in 2015.

Our staff and student community is defined by our core values, which outline who we are as a University and how we will work with each other. Our core values are Excellence, People focused, Partnership working and Fairness and integrity.

If you wish to know more about this role, and would like an informal discussion please contact David Waters, Associate Professor/Head of Department by email on: or Dr Anne Phillips, Associate Professor in Diabetes Care by email or by phone: +44 (0) 7598404492.