Senior Lecturer in School of Nursing and Midwifery

Opening Date:
31 Aug 2023
Closing Date:
13 Sep 2023
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 currently delivers The MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Apprenticeship and Non-Apprenticeship Route), PG Dip Community Specialist Practice (CSP)(District Nursing), the V300 Non-Medical Prescribing programme. The Advanced Clinical Practice, Community Specialist Practice and Non-Medical Prescribing programmes sit in the School of Nursing and Midwifery within the College of Health and Social Care and the discipline of Post Graduate Healthcare. We are looking for a 0.6 Pharmacist /Nurse Senior Lecturer to join the team.

This role would support the programme teams in the delivery of these advanced and specialist practice programmes especially Non medical prescribing/Independent prescribing. You will teach and assess the core principles of prescribing and pharmacological knowledge required within these programmes. In addition, manage the development of postgraduate / undergraduate programmes, and work with the Head of Department to ensure efficient and effective delivery of teaching programmes in accordance with the University’s strategic objectives in order to provide an exceptional student experience. Ensuring that curriculum development, quality management and enhancement comply with required standards. You will also undertake research activity and be responsible for research projects and managing other researchers where appropriate. You will ensure research informs and inspires an evidence led curriculum and teaching, build on a growing research reputation to build collaborations and influence leading edge practice with an active publication record that will contribute to the REF.

You will join a highly committed and expanding team that provide a range of degree and postgraduate programmes in the school of Nursing and Midwifery with high professional standing and currency across the sector.

Please note that unfortunately, this role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route. Please consult the Home office website for further information.