NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer Midwifery

Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
Salary
£36,382 - £51,800
Posted
Wednesday, 14 July 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 5 September 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences strives to be excellent in teaching, research and innovation in Midwifery. 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 in Midwifery. You will be expected to help drive research, innovation and teaching excellence in the Department within the subject discipline of Midwifery.

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 midwifery 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.

You must possess excellent knowledge of the development and contemporary aspects of midwifery practice and be registered with the NMC as a midwife. 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 midwifery practice and a growing publication profile are desirable.

Part-time and Secondment arrangements may be considered.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Debbie Porteous (Head of Department) Debbie.porteous@northumbria.ac.uk or Dr Wendy Pollock, Head of Subject at wendy.pollock@northumnbria.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', andsubmit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 4) up to a maximum of 4, since 2017.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio).Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

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 ofour 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.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world.Visit our web pages for details about the Information and Support for International Colleagues.

Currently, due to COVID-19, academic staff will normally be on campus for approximately two days per week when face to face teaching is scheduled, and as required to undertake research using specialist facilities.  

Please note this vacancy will close on 05/09/2021