Senior Lecturer, Midwifery

Opening Date:
9 Jun 2023
Closing Date:
2 Jul 2023
Salary Range:

FTE: 1 x 1FTE Permanent Contract (working 37 hours per week)
1 x 0.6FTE Permanent Contract (working 22.2 hours per week)
1 x 0.8FTE Fixed Term Contract (working 29.6 hours per week)
Salary: UH8 £43,155 pa with potential to progress to £54,421 by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic midwifery lecturer registered with the NMC, to join our dedicated and friendly team of midwifery lecturers in the Department of Allied Health Professions Midwifery and Social Work.

Main responsibilities & duties
The successful applicant will be expected to participate in teaching, assessment and module management on the programmes delivered by the midwifery education team within the School and have the opportunity to contribute to research. You will contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as module lead, or by joining teams involved in other activities such as admissions, timetabling or programme support. You will use the current evidence base to underpin teaching and learning activities and build and maintain good relationships with colleagues across the University.

The School organises short courses and provides occasional lectures to other Departments and Schools; contributions to these activities may be anticipated. You will be required to play a full role as a personal tutor and other administrative activities as deemed appropriate. There will be supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects and playing a lead role in the development of short courses and study days.

Skills and experience
Coming from a background of broad experience of relevant midwifery practice, you will be a practising midwife with recent academic and / or clinical experience in the UK, committed to enhancing the profile of midwifery education with some experience in supporting and mentoring, plus teaching students. Ideally you will also have research or audit experience.

You will be able to work effectively and adaptably both within a team and without close supervision and will be willing to contribute to inter-professional teaching and learning activities. You will have a sustained interest and knowledge of contemporary midwifery practice, proficiency in English language, and good communication skills. You will be able to use your initiative and be self-motivating.

You will have an Honours Degree in midwifery and have, or be close to completing, a Masters’ degree or a PhD in a related subject. Holding a teaching qualification or Fellowship of Advance HE would be advantageous. You will also be registered with the NMC.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

Please indicate on your application form if you are looking for a part time or full time position

An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.

Contact details / Informal Enquiries:

Interview Date: 21st July 2023

For full details please and to apply online, please go to Reference Number: 05167