Senior Lecturer – Midwifery (Academic Team Lead)

Opening Date:
9 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
26 Sep 2021
Salary Range:

Ranked 1st in Scotland for midwifery education at Robert Gordon University (RGU) we are proud of our excellence in education and research and we are offering an opportunity to join our great team as the Academic Team Leader for Midwifery. RGU is an innovative, inclusive, and ambitious University, focused on the impact of its demand-led teaching and research. Not only are we the Scottish University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Awards for 2021 and ranked Top modern university in the Complete University Guide, but we also have an impressive array of other awards, including (amongst many others) a UNICEF Baby Friendly Gold Award, and a Gold Rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, placing us in the top 20% of the best universities in the UK for the quality of our undergraduate teaching and learning. In addition, the National Student Survey for 2021 places RGU as the top modern University in the UK, the top modern University in Scotland and within the Top 10 for overall student satisfaction in the UK.

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of both undergraduate and postgraduate midwifery education in the North of Scotland. Our vision is to transform health and social care in urban, remote and rural areas and as the Academic Team Leader for midwifery you will make a significant contribution to the achievement of that vision. You will have responsibility to demonstrate and promote excellence in midwifery education through the use of innovative approaches to learning and teaching. You will work in collaboration with colleagues across the School and University as well as with relevant stakeholders locally, nationally and globally.

For an informal conversation please contact:

Professor Susan Dawkes, Head of School –

Dr Heather Bain, Academic Strategic Lead –

Salary on first appointment is normally to the bottom of the scale, although in exceptional circumstances an appointment further up the scale may be considered.

This post in subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit:

Although this is a full time appointment, applications would be considered for part-time, or secondment appointment.