Senior Lecturer / Programme Leader Blended Learning

Opening Date:
10 Dec 2020
Closing Date:
4 Jan 2021
Salary Range:

The University of Sunderland is in an exciting phase of its development with a new vision and redefined strategic ambitions designed to take advantage of the ever-changing higher education landscape within the North East region and overseas. The Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing is ambitious and innovative and within the Faculty, the School of Nursing and Health Sciences has created a new Blended Learning under-graduate pre-registration adult nursing programme.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the development of this new Blended Learning degree in the vibrant School of Nursing and Health Sciences and to contribute to the promotion of teaching, research and reach-out activities across the Faculty. The successful candidate will join our creative team of nurse educators and contribute to our thriving partnership with schools and placement providers.

The post holder will be required to develop online content for the Blended Learning UG nursing degree, take part in the recruitment and retention of students, liaise with external partners, support students in the academic and clinical setting and deliver teaching. There will be a requirement to teach flexibly outside or normal teaching times (evenings and weekends). There will also be opportunity to support the delivery and continual development of post- graduate nursing programmes / modules, registered nurse degree and advanced clinical practice apprenticeships and CPD / CWD nursing provision and related studies.

We are seeking a suitably qualified Registered Nurse (NMC) with a passion for education and the development of new and exciting nurse education. The successful candidate must be digitally proficient hold a first degree and teaching qualification and to have a sound knowledge of the NMC (2018) Future Nurse: Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses. The role will be varied and experience of teaching in a HEI and / or clinical setting would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will also be required to proactively cooperate and collaborate with key external partners in order to develop high quality teaching, research and publications in the field of nursing, which have relevance to academic, policy and practitioner audiences, and which will contribute towards the future Research Excellence Framework and Teaching Excellence Framework.