NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing

Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
Salary
£35,844 - £51,034
Posted
Friday, 10 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 24 August 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences strives to be excellent in teaching, research and innovation in Nursing. We are seeking an outstanding and inspiring individual to join our successful and highly committed team of academic staff who can contribute to the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health. We are seeking candidates with a breadth of experience to offer in the field of Learning Disability Nursing. 

The department provides high quality, dynamic education using a variety of innovative teaching and learning methods delivered at all academic levels from undergraduate to doctoral study. You will work flexibly as part of a team to contribute to teaching, learning and assessment to support a high quality student experience in both pre-registration and post-registration nursing and other health programmes. You will participate in the planning, designing and development of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programmes, as well as pastoral tutoring. You will provide expertise to further enhance research and entrepreneurial activities.

This will include undertaking individual and joint research to produce quality academic outputs and inform teaching, and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject.  

You must possess excellent knowledge of the development and contemporary aspects of nursing practice and be registered with the NMC as an Learning Disability Nurse. You must hold a Master’s degree or be either qualified to Doctoral level or be willing to study for a Doctoral qualification in a  relevant discipline. You need to have subject expertise with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Ability to deliver high quality, research rich teaching within nursing and a growing publication profile are desirable.

Part-time and Secondment arrangements may be considered.  

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Andrew Melling, Deputy Head of Department at andrew.melling@northumbria.ac.uk

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 therefore the successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a Covering Letter and your CV, including a full list of publications where relevant and any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification, such as a sample of written work or journal article.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note this vacancy will close on 24/08/2020

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