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Senior Lecturer / Lecturer 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 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 a knowledgeable and skilled individual to join our successful and highly committed team. We are seeking candidates with a breadth of experience in the field of Midwifery.

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 to support a high-quality student experience in both pre-registration and post-registration nursing and other health programmes. You will participate in the planning, designing and development of undergraduate and postgraduate midwifery 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.

You must possess excellent knowledge of the development and contemporary aspects of midwifery and be a registered member of the Nursing and Midwifery Council. 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. Ability to deliver high quality, research rich teaching within midwifery and a growing publication profile are desirable.

Part-time and Secondment arrangements may be considered.

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 here, 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.

Interviews are expected to take place during week commencing 06/12/2021.

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