Jobs: South East

Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow in Nursing x2

Opening Date:
4 Oct 2019
Closing Date:
27 Oct 2019
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The School of Health and Care Professions, within the Faculty of Science and Health at the University of Portsmouth, is seeking to appoint outstanding and talented people to support delivery of our pre-registration nursing curriculum, with the potential to contribute to postgraduate education and innovation. The School has a clear vision for the future nurse and to achieve this, our use of simulation within pre-registration nursing programmes is exceptional. We are seeking Teaching Fellows/Senior Teaching Fellows, to contribute to teaching excellence and innovation in nursing. It would be positive if you have subject knowledge in specialist or advanced clinical practice. The successful candidates will be able to effectively articulate their contribution to improving effective and safe person-centred care in our undergraduate and postgraduate curricula. These are full time roles which will include classroom and simulation based teaching and assessment. We encourage applications from those with specialist interest in one or more of the following: • Nursing care and management of specialist patients groups • Biosciences, physiology, pathophysiology or pharmacology A commitment to the provision of a high-quality, student focused educational experience is important. Evidence of ongoing professional development supporting contemporary healthcare practice is also key. We welcome and actively encourage informal visits to discuss the post and to see the simulation facilities for nurse education. To arrange this, please contact Dr Isobel Ryder, Programme lead for nursing: isobel.ryder@port.ac.uk

Senior Lecturer in Optometry (x 2)

Opening Date:
1 Oct 2019
Closing Date:
25 Oct 2019
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Employment type: Permanent Employment basis: Role 1 – Full-time (1.0 fte) Role 2 – Part-time (0.6 fte) Salary: Role 1 - Salary is in the range £40,322 to £49,553 per annum (1.0 fte) Role 2 - Salary is in the range £24,193 to £29,732 per annum (£40,322 to £49,553 per annum x 0.6 fte) The University of Portsmouth has a history of teaching in clinical subjects and is expanding academic development in new and emerging health fields. The School of Health and Care Professions has an established profile in the sector, which is now growing with the addition of a number of exciting, new subject areas. Vision sciences plays an integral part of this growth in our academic profile and is supported by a team of dedicated and talented staff within optometry and the wider school. The teaching on our integrated masters course utilises our purpose built, teaching facilities as well as our state-of-the-art eye clinic which provides optometry services to members of the public in the local area, free at point of delivery. We are seeking applications from an optometrist with an interest in teaching optometry and engaging in scholarly activity in higher education. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to curriculum design, course development, liaison with potential placements and professional statutory and regulatory bodies. The successful applicant will undertake lecturing, delivering practical classes and supervision of real patient episodes. An appropriate Honours degree (or equivalent qualifications and clinical experience) is required. Applicants should have a sound background in optometric practice and should be registered as an optometrist with the General Optical Council. Experience in curriculum design, teaching and assessment in the Higher Education sector although desirable is not essential and continued engagement with practice is encouraged. Appointments will be made on the Senior Lecturer scale according to qualifications and experience. Fractional appointments will be considered. Please indicate in the ‘reasons for applying’ section of your application form which role you wish to be considered for. Further information and the application form can be found here: https://port.engageats.co.uk