Senior Teaching Fellow/Lecturer, Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Southampton, United Kingdom
£39,152 to £49,553 Pro rata per annum (0.6 FTE)
21 Jun 2021
End of advertisement period
16 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Part Time

Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £39,152 to £49,553 Pro rata per annum (0.6 FTE)
Part Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 16 July 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1400021CF

We are seeking a Senior Teaching Fellow or Lecturer with a teaching portfolio, as in alignment with the current School and Faculty strategy to enhance the global research of the University and contribute to world-class education. You must be a Midwife, active on the professional NMC register, educated to PhD level or equivalent professional experience. 

Your experience will be as a midwifery educationalist with an interest in research for a 0.6 FTE with the potential to increase to full time in the future, to join a vibrant academic community committed to pooling and extending understanding in research, education and practice, to create integrated educational programmes unique to the Faculty to make a positive difference to local and global health. 

*This role is available as either a Senior Teaching Fellow or Lecturer, dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.

About the university

Midwifery education is established within one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities and a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group. Be a part of the University of Southampton, an institution in the top one per cent of world universities and one of the UK’s top 15 research-intensive Universities, being 8th in the UK ( ).  We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities.  Our successes are acknowledged in international and UK league table rankings and with prestigious awards such as ‘Nursing’ being ranked 5th in the world and third in the UK according to the QS World Rankings by Subject 2020.

About the Faculty/department

You will be working within the Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, School of Health Sciences.  In a culture of collaboration, discovery and excellence, we pioneer advances in clinical practice and shape the future of healthcare delivery.  We provide a first-class environment for cutting edge research and education to prepare tomorrow’s healthcare professionals to shape and advance practice across the world (

The skills/experience needed

With an excellent reputation and evidence of achievement within relevant healthcare settings, education and/or research, you will contribute equally to the development and delivery of our educational provision espousing the University strategy.  You will be able to challenge, be creative and innovative with education to further advance the delivery of high quality midwifery programmes in order to educate a midwifery workforce fit for 2030 and beyond.  

Daily activities may include:

  • being the personal academic tutor to a cohort of midwifery students,
  • liaising with the programmes manager and senior executive team members to deliver the Faculty core strategy,
  • liaising with clinical practice to maintain effective partnership working,
  • contributing to the design and delivery of programmes including module leadership, session delivery and marking activities,
  • contributing to the School’s research agenda within a defined research groups being collegiate and role modelling excellence,
  • and quality monitoring activities across all Faculty and University teams.

Candidates must be able to take up the post prior to August 2021 or very soon thereafter.

This role will require Enhanced DBS clearance.

If you think this is a position for you and/or wish to find out more about the role, please enquire informally prior to application to Dr Ellen Kitson-Reynolds, Programmes Manager at  

Application process

You should submit your completed application form online at, ensuring you include a full CV and covering letter. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1400021CF on all correspondence.