Jobs: North East

Senior Lecturer (Chiropractic)

Opening Date:
8 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
6 Feb 2020
Salary Range:
At Teesside University, we are ambitious in our goals, vision and aspirations. We challenge expectations and push the boundaries of what is possible. From transforming our campus through a £300m investment and capital development programme, to creating outstanding, innovative academic programmes, our work is always relevant and purpose-driven. We believe that innovation powers our steps and are motivated to make a difference through positive social impact. We work in partnership with individuals and businesses to devise creative solutions not limited by imagination. We work at pace, and are always future-facing, with our teaching, learning and research focused on addressing the challenges of tomorrow, today. We do not stand still. A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a GCC registered Chiropractor to join our School of Health & Life Sciences. With demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing students in practice, you will bring with you your contemporary knowledge of the chiropractic specialism. Applicants must possess a First degree, equivalent professional qualification or significant practical work experience in a related discipline. A PhD or equivalent is essential. Duties will include a combination of teaching, research and Scholarship, knowledge exchange and business engagement. Responsible for the design, delivery, assessment and quality assurance you will deliver innovative, engaging and effective teaching through a range of delivery styles, including distance learning and team based working. The Tees Valley is an enjoyable place to live – in the heart of the North of England’s coastline and countryside, with easy access to Durham, Newcastle and York. This post is available on a full-time or job share basis. (If you wish to apply on a job share basis you must state this on your application). Apply now if you would like to join us. Job Reference: T4555 For further details of this and other academic posts, please refer to our website at:

External Examiner – Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship Programme

Opening Date:
13 Dec 2019
Closing Date:
24 Jan 2020
Salary Range:
The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, at Northumbria University are looking to appoint an External Examiner for the Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (RNDA) Programme. It is a new programme that is being delivered in 18 months following accreditation of the students’ prior and experiential learning (APEL). Experience of working with employers and developing and delivering apprenticeship provision is preferable. The appointed external examiner will have responsibility for an identified number of shared cross field modules at level 5 and level 6 within this programme as well as Children & Young People’s nursing specific. Module information: Level 5
  • NS0527 Practice Module 2: Developing shared decision-making.
  • NS0529 Nursing Skills 4: Enhancing clinical skills for complex care.
Level 6
  • NS0625 Nursing Skills 5: Leading and improving safety and care quality.
  • NS0626 Nursing Skills 6: Advancing nursing skills.
Level 5
  • CN0513 Psychosocial approaches for children and young people.
  • CN0514 Perspectives of complex care in Children and Young People’s Nursing.
Level 6
  • CN0611 Transition to accountable practitioner in Children and Young People’s Nursing.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Relevant academic and/or professional qualifications including current NMC registration in Children’s Nursing.
  • Relevant expertise and experience to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education.
  • Sufficient standing, credibility and breadth of experience within the subject to be able to command the respect of academic peers.
  • Familiarity with the standard expected of students to achieve the award that is to be examined.
  • It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance will be provided for those new to this role.
The appointment will be effective from 1 March 2020, for a four-year term. A formal expression of interest letter and accompanying detailed CV should be sent to Julie Derbyshire, Programme Lead,