Senior Teaching Fellow/Lecturer in Midwifery

Opening Date:
27 Jul 2023
Closing Date:
13 Aug 2023
Salary Range:

We are seeking a Registered Midwife active on the NMC register to join the Midwifery Team in the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at the University of Southampton. The team is experienced, friendly, and supportive and is enthusiastic and committed to developing Midwives of the future who can innovate and lead change.

You will be involved in the delivery of our pre-registration BSc (Hons) Midwifery programme, leading to registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. You will have an exceptional understanding of issues facing contemporary midwifery practice. We are looking for someone who shares our passion for outstanding midwifery education and has a dynamic vision for how education and research can transform health care.

You will facilitate teaching, learning and assessment, provide academic guidance to students, and support practice assessors and supervisors. You will have a commitment to excellence in the development of future Midwives. You will be challenging, innovative and creative, using these skills to further advance the delivery of the programme, and to further enhance our national and international reputation as a centre of excellence for midwifery education. You will have the opportunity to work with highly experienced academics to support your own ongoing professional development.

Ideally, you will have considerable experience of working in a higher education institution and will have been involved the delivery of a Midwifery programme. However, we are also keen to hear from you if you are an experienced clinician, working clinically but with proven educational skills and experience. Ideally you will hold a PhD, or be working towards such a qualification.

The University of Southampton’s mission is to change the world for the better. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, it is renowned for its innovation and enterprise and sits within the top 1% of universities worldwide. Midwifery at Southampton was ranked 1st in England in the Guardian University Guide 2023. The University of Southampton is a leading University for Health Sciences research, ranked in the top 3 UK universities in the overall quality of our research, with our research environment scoring top marks (REF 2021).

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.

With a generous holiday allowance, as well as additional university closure days, we are committed to supporting our people and are open to a flexible working approach.

For informal enquiries, please contact Marie Naish

Please include a covering letter and full CV in your application.

We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial backgrounds, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society.