Senior Lecturer in Midwifery

Opening Date:
9 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
2 May 2021
Salary Range:

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you’ll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

The University of Derby is seeking approval for the 3-year Undergraduate BSc (Hons) Midwifery Programme with an intended start in September 2021, and the 2 Year MSc Midwifery Programme with the intended start March 22.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Midwifery Educator to contribute to the delivery of this programme. The successful candidate will be dynamic, adaptable, and innovative and have excellent communication skills.

It is essential that the postholder is focused on providing an excellent student experience and understand the importance of supporting students in the workplace. The postholder will have a strong clinical and/or educational background, be innovative and creative and innovative in their roles and will contribute to enhancing the quality of midwifery education. They will develop and deliver an innovative and flexible range of learning and teaching materials in a relevant subject area or across modules that provide high quality, accessible learning opportunities and an exceptional student experience in line with the University’s strategic objectives, ensuring that employability and ‘real-world’ learning are at the heart of the curriculum. Engage in research which influences leading edge practice, informs and inspires the research-led curriculum and teaching and contributes to continuing subject expertise and contribution to the REF.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.