Senior Lecturer in Midwifery (XX118224)

Opening Date:
12 Mar 2024
Closing Date:
26 Mar 2024
Salary Range:

We are the University of Cumbria, for and from Cumbria and our localities, rooted in serving our communities, with people, place and partnership at our heart.

Now is a very exciting time to be joining us because we are delivering a new “Towards 2030” strategic plan focused on making the most of our three most valuable assets; People, Place and Partnerships, to become a catalyst for economic well-being for our region, nationally and internationally.

We are seeking an experienced Registered Midwife for the position of Senior Lecturer in Midwifery Education. This is a unique opportunity to join our dynamic team and contribute to the education and training of future midwives. We offer both traditional degree and apprenticeship degree routes leading to a midwifery qualification, and our postgraduate provision includes the newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE) and Professional Midwifery Advocate programmes. An exciting new opportunity for September 2024 is the addition of our Lancaster campus for the delivery of midwifery programmes.

You will play a pivotal role in shaping the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of aspiring midwives. We are seeking an individual with demonstrable experience of working in the Higher Education sector, with knowledge of a broad range of contemporary midwifery practice and research. You must be a Registered Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and have relevant post-registration experience as a midwife.

This role is based in Lancaster and will require flexibility to travel to our Carlisle Fusehill Street campus.

Informal Enquiries: Sophie Ray ( Principal Lecturer, Lead Midwife for Education.

We are seeking innovative, creative, high quality researchers, and scholars to foster a culture of exploration, discovery and intellectual challenge that generates international recognition, respect and engagement.

In return, the University offers an attractive benefits package including 35 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, 25 research and scholarly activity days, support for professional development, support to achieve Higher Education Academy/Advance HE accreditation, mentor provision in the first year of employment and opportunity for career development.

To apply for this position please following this link to take you to the University of Cumbria website: