Lecturer, Education/Teaching Assistant in Midwifery
Application closing date 31/12/2019
Salary Lecturer (Education) - £33,797 to £51,034 per annum. Teaching Assistant - £28,331 to £32,817 per annum.
Job category/type Academic
Queen's University Belfast is a driver of innovation based on our talented, multinational workforce. Throughout the University, our academics are collaborating across disciplines to develop new discoveries and insights, working with outside agencies and institutions on projects of international significance. We are connected and networked with strategic partnerships across the world, helping us to expand our impact on wider society locally, nationally and globally. The University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best global talent within an environment that enables them to realise their full potential.
We are a leader in gender equality and diversity, and are one of the UK's most successful universities in the Athena SWAN initiative, which promotes gender equality and career progression. The School of Nursing and Midwifery is one of a very few Nursing and Midwifery Schools in the country to be awarded a prestigious Silver Athena SWAN Award, an accolade which they achieved in 2012 in recognition of good practice in recruiting, retaining and promoting women in Science and higher education. We are ranked 1st in the UK for knowledge transfer partnerships, (Innovate UK) 9th in the UK for University facilities (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) and 14th in the UK for research quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).
Based in Belfast, a modern capital city, our beautiful campus is surrounded by abundant acres of parkland and is renowned as one of the safest and affordable cities in the UK. The choice of local Schools from pre-nursery upwards are some of the best available, and lovers of the outdoors can enjoy any number of activities from rowing and kayaking to top class golf among many others. We are immensely proud of what our city and our University will offer you.
The School of Nursing and Midwifery conducts world-class research leading to improvements in health and well-being in partnership with health professionals, leading charities, patients and carers.
You will undertake significant teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, engage in scholarly activity and contribute to School/work unit administration/outreach activity.
This is a full-time permanent position.
The successful candidate must have:
- Primary degree in Midwifery or a related subject.
- Current registration status with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Midwife or possession of the qualifications required for such registration.
- Higher degree (Masters or equivalent in a relevant subject area)
If we do not appoint at Lecturer (Education) level we will also considering appointing at Teaching Assistant level for which the criteria is:
- Relevant Midwifery qualification (on the live NMC Register).
- BSc in Health related discipline.
- Substantial relevant experience working with patients in a hospital, primary care or similar environment.
- Relevant experience educating and supporting students in clinical practice