Senior Lecturer in Non-Medical Prescribing

Opening Date:
22 Aug 2022
Closing Date:
16 Sep 2022
Salary Range:

The Senior Lecturer in Non-Medical Prescribing (NMP) will contribute to the work of the Health and Social Care Qualifications in the School.

To ensure compliance with regulatory bodies that have approved NMP provision, the successful applicant will need to be a qualified and registered pharmacist to maintain NMP approval with the General Pharmaceutical Council.

Successful candidates will possess a current background in non-medical prescribing education and as a Senior Lecturer will offer expertise in research and scholarship as evidenced by ongoing professional development and measurable outputs. Your research needs to appropriately underpin the teaching of NMP and help to maintain the leading-edge reputation of teaching and research in the School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care (HWSC). To this end, you will be expected to join one of the School’s research groups.

Teaching in HWSC involves being in membership of one or more module teams responsible for the development and maintenance of open and distance learning materials that draw on a system of blended teaching and learning. You should ideally have some knowledge of technology-enhanced learning.

The School’s curricula portfolio aims to make a significant contribution to the education and skills of the Health and Social Care workforce as required by professional bodies and in the light of new initiatives within the Health and Social Care sectors.

Key Responsibilities
You will work individually and as part of a team by:

  • developing learning materials, including the updating, writing and redrafting of materials, critical reading, editing associated material, and the production of audio-visual and online resources;
  • playing a full part in the presentation and maintenance of existing courses, including writing assignments, monitoring tutors and participating in assessment and cluster award boards;
  • developing synergies between teaching and research by developing a personal research plan that aligns with one or more of the School’s research themes;
  • promoting equal opportunities across all aspects of School activities including teaching and research; and
  • undertaking any other duties as required by the Head of School or the Associate Head of School for Nursing and Health Professions.