Senior Lecturer (Education) in Simulation

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£54,949 - £63,673 per annum
24 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
17 Feb 2023
Contract Type

Job Description:

The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences (SMDBS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Senior Lecturer (Education) in Simulation.  

This post will strengthen and enhance simulation-based education in SMDBS and across the Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences, maximising the opportunities provided in the KN Cheung SK Chin InterSim Centre, our new state-of-the-art Clinical Skills Teaching facility.  

The appointee will undertake significant teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; contribute to the design, organisation and delivery of simulation-based teaching activities; engage in scholarly activity; train staff, and affiliated teachers, in the techniques of effective simulation-based education and contribute to administration/outreach activity.  

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have: 

  • Primary Healthcare Profession Degree.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area plus current registration with professional healthcare regulator; OR
  • PhD or other doctoral degree in relevant subject area.
  • Record of high-quality academic outputs relevant to simulation.
  • Success in obtaining external funding for development of teaching, learning or assessment in their discipline, and/or in teaching-related activities.
  • Collaboration in and/or support of significant projects in simulation related activities.
  • Substantial simulation-based teaching experience at University level.
  • Evidence of contribution to the successful delivery, enhancement and/or review of particular modules, which include simulation.
  • Experience of delivering high quality, innovative, teaching as evidenced by positive feedback received from students, colleagues and external examiners.
  • Contribution to a wide range of administrative tasks at a strategic level.
  • Evidence of academic leadership, including managing professional teams, leading initiatives, chairing/participation in committees, contributing to strategy, participating and managing relevant aspects of clinical governance, audit and standards of care.  

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.  For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, please click on the Candidate Information link below.  

Although this is a full time post, we would also consider appointing two part time employees.  

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.   

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)  

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.   

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/  

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Peter Mallett at p.mallett@qub.ac.uk.  

Candidate Information
Attractive Reward Package
About the School
About the Faculty
About the KN Cheung SK Chin InterSim Centre
Further information for international candidates