Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Midwifery
Would you like to make a real difference? The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is one of five departments within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. We are a thriving community of academics and professional support staff who are committed to empowering each other and students to be the best they can be, and ultimately improve the lives of people within our local, national, and international reach. We are seeking knowledgeable and skilled individuals to join our successful and highly committed team. We are seeking candidates with a breadth of experience in a variety of areas.
The Department provides high quality, research-rich 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 and research to support a high-quality student experience in both pre-registration and post-registration 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 collaborative research that demonstrates impact.
Previous experience of teaching and leading is highly desirable and your application should detail your areas of clinical/teaching experience and expertise. We are looking for individuals with a variety of expertise which includes midwifery, cancer care, critical care, public health to identify a few areas. For the Professor/Associate Professor roles we are looking for someone to also fulfil significant leadership responsibilities as part of departmental management. There are several posts available. Part-time and Secondment arrangements may be considered.
You must possess excellent knowledge of the subject area you are considering applying for and be a registered member of a relevant professional body, if applicable. 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. Please ensure you consider the job description you are applying for and meet all the essential criteria.
For an informal discussion about the post and to discuss further the essential criteria, please contact Professor Debra Porteous (Head of Department) firstname.lastname@example.org or Sasha Ban (Deputy Head of Department) email@example.com
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, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs up to a maximum of 4. 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 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.
We welcome applications from the UK and across the world. Visit our web pages for details about the Relocation Assistance Scheme.
Please note this vacancy will close on 13/02/2022