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Lecturer in Midwifery

Belfast, Northern Ireland
AC2: £41,331 - £45,148 per annum. AC3: £46,497 - £57,141 per annum
Closing date
18 Mar 2024

Application closing date: 18/03/2024
Salary: AC2: £41,331 - £45,148 per annum. AC3: £46,497 - £57,141 per annum
Job category/type: Academic

The School of Nursing & Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to recruit a talented Lecturer in Midwifery.

Established in 1991, Queen’s School of Nursing & Midwifery provides a range of innovative programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, which prepare nurses, midwives and healthcare professionals for leadership roles in clinical care, teaching, management and research.

With approximately 3,500 students, the School has one of the most extensive portfolios of programmes of any nursing and midwifery school in the UK or Ireland.

The overall vision of the School is to provide a learning community committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and practice that contributes to local and global efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of society. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to be a key contributor, providing a high quality, exceptional and transformative educational experience to students in an innovative and high-tech learning environment.

Both the AC2 and AC3 Lecturer will undertake teaching in the area of Midwifery at undergraduate and postgraduate level, will develop or maintain a portfolio of appropriate scholarly activity and contribute to the School’s academic development and quality assurance processes.

The AC3 Lecturer will develop innovations in teaching, learning and quality assurance processes and contribute to School administration and outreach activity.

The decision to appoint at which level will be determined at interview and will be based on merit. In your cover letter please ensure that you indicate which level you are applying for.

The salary scales for the posts are as follows:

  • AC2: £41,331 - £45,148 per annum
  • AC3: £46,497 - £57,141 per annum

If you consider that you meet the requirements, we look forward to receiving your application.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet the following criteria:

  1. Doctoral degree in Nursing / Midwifery or related healthcare subject.
  2. Research experience and profile which complements the research priorities and strengths of the School with:
    • Significant research experience in a relevant healthcare field.
    • A publication record (or be about to publish) in peer reviewed journals /conference papers.
    • Experience of developing research methodologies, models, approaches and techniques. (AC3 only)
    • Experience of presentations at national and international meetings and conferences. (AC3 only)
  3. Relevant teaching experience at University level commensurate with stage of career.

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.

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 (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) 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: and

Informal enquiries may be directed to Gail Anderson via

Candidate Information
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