Senior Lecturer (Midwifery & Specialist Nursing)

Opening Date:
12 Aug 2019
Closing Date:
1 Sep 2019
Salary Range:

School of Health and Life Sciences
Senior Lecturer (Midwifery & Specialist Nursing)
£50,132 – £58,089 per annum
Full-time: 35 Hours per week

An opportunity has arisen for a 1.0 FTE Senior Lecturer within the School of Health and Life Sciences, Division of Midwifery & Specialist Nursing.

As Senior Lecturer, you will be expected to make a significant contribution to the leadership and development of the academic, research and enterprise activities within the Division of Midwifery & Specialist Nursing. You will be required to have knowledge of strategic and operational management and use this insight for your programme development. Programmes in the Division need to remain flexible and responsive to the direction recommended by both key national drivers and our profession.

In this Senior Lecturer role, you will have shared leadership of a cognate programme group within the specialist nursing portfolio. You will be responsible for developing contemporary academic programmes and strengthening inter-disciplinary learning across health and social care education and practice. You will contribute to the delivery of teaching, and the development of continuous professional development and research-related activities.

As a Senior Lecturer, you will have a line management role and a key role in supporting the Head of Division and other senior lecturers to promote and enhance the full range of activities (i.e. academic, research and enterprise) of the Division of Midwifery & Specialist Nursing. You will be based at Lanarkshire Campus with scheduled activities at our other campus locations and will share various responsibilities with other Senior Lecturers from across the School.

Prior to submitting an application, you are encouraged to make an informal enquiry to:
Professor Jean Rankin, Head of Division, Midwifery & Specialist Nursing, 07720948534,

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing Date: Sunday 1 September 2019
Interview Date: Tuesday 10 September 2019

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from under-represented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer. University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520