Jobs: West Midlands

Senior Lecturer in Midwifery (Education and Research) (Lead Midwife for Education)(0.6 FTE pro rata))

Opening Date:
14 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
28 Sep 2020
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Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk This is an exciting opportunity to join our Academic team who are highly dedicated and committed to delivering cutting edge professional education in partnership with students and our clinical colleagues. The team has a range of skills and knowledge in research, education and clinical specialities and this post provides excellent opportunities for collaboration and inter-professional learning and working. The School is proactive and responsive working collaboratively with stakeholders building upon its existing excellent pre-registration undergraduate, post registration undergraduate and post graduate programmes. We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Midwifery (Education and Research) who will contribute to the Midwifery programmes and, where appropriate, other programmes within the School portfolio. You will act as Lead Midwife for Education as outlined by the NMC for the School. You will have a strong academic background and proven leadership qualities. You should hold current registration with the NMC as a midwife and at a minimum will possess a master’s degree in a health-related subject and ideally have a PhD or Professional Doctorate or be working towards this. In addition, you will also have experience of supporting and teaching pre and post registration nursing students in a higher education and/or practice setting. You will be keen to develop your research across the school and have a dissemination record of your projects. The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible. Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. For full post details please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies

Assistant Lecturer in Clinical Skills and Simulation Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
8 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
18 Oct 2020
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An exciting opportunity exists for a Clinical Practitioner to join our Paramedic Science course team at Birmingham City University. The post holder will be expected to play a key role in the facilitation, safe and efficient delivery and assessment of clinical skills and simulation in our pre-registration course delivery, as well as supporting and contributing to inter-professional learning opportunities. You will also be involved in the support of mentors and students at clinical placement sites which will include clinical visits, and therefore experience of supporting pre-registration students within the practice environment is essential. Maintaining a safe learning environment is a key responsibility of the post. The post holder will be required to support the course team in the effective use and management of the training areas, equipment management and managing the appropriate set-up for the delivery of clinical skills, simulation teaching sessions and assessment of students. This will be a varied, interesting and challenging role, which will require flexibility, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. The post holder will have specific key duties and responsibilities for the training delivered in the department of Paramedic Science, as well as provide support, where possible, for wider training delivered in the School. The post holder will work as a fully integrated member of the Paramedic Science Team, assisting in the smooth running of the education of Paramedic Science students at the University. The successful candidate will be a practitioner with clinical experience in Paramedic Practice, Prehospital or emergency/urgent care setting, who is able to share their knowledge effectively to learners, through their passion and commitment to clinical education. You will be a Clinician registered with either the HCPC or NMC. You must be educated to a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and able to demonstrate evidence of on-going post-registration professional development, and support will be given to the successful candidate to develop their personal and professional academic portfolio; including the opportunity to undertake our highly regarded Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE/Academic Professional Apprenticeship If you wish to know more about this role, or for an informal discussion please contact Charlotte Burnside, Head of Department on 0121 202 4252 or e-mail charlotte.burnside@bcu.ac.uk

External Examiner – BNurs Childrens Nursing

Opening Date:
2 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
2 Oct 2020
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An opportunity has arisen for an experienced children’s nursing Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to apply for the post of External Examiner at the University of Wolverhampton. The University of Wolverhampton currently supports approximately 50 children’s nursing students a year (across two intakes) on the Bachelor of Nursing Programme. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the coursework across the Courses below:
  • 4 x field specific children’s modules
  • 1 x core module serving all fields of nursing
We are seeking candidates whose areas of expertise would enable him or her to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work. External examiners are required to attend at least one assessment board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting in September 2020 – 2024 Interested persons should send their CV to following e-mail address FEHWQuality@wlv.ac.uk Closing date: 2 October 2020 Ref No: BNurs Childrens Nursing

External Examiner – MSc Forensic and Investigative Psychology

Opening Date:
2 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2020
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The Psychology department at the University of Wolverhampton is seeking to recruit an experienced individual to externally examine the MSc in Forensic and Investigative Experience course. You will work closely with the course lead and be expected to monitor and comment on the quality of coursework across the course, but specifically focusing on Advanced Research Methods and Dissertation projects. Research modules are shared across all postgraduate provision (MSci Psychology, MSc Cyberpsychology and MSc Occupational Psychology) so this provides an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in interdisciplinary work. You will be required to attend at least one assessment board a year and complete an annual report. You may also be required to comment on any proposed modifications and the development of new modules within your area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting in 2020 – 2024 Interested persons should send their CV to following e-mail address: FEHWQuality@wlv.ac.uk. Closing date: 30/09/2020 Please quote reference number: FOR20.01.2020

External Examiner – Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children’s)

Opening Date:
21 Aug 2020
Closing Date:
25 Sep 2020
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The University of Worcester is looking for an external examiner for the Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children’s) 3 year programme. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in our newly- approved programme. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicant must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC register and have relevant experience of working in adult nursing as well as teaching on nursing programmes. The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Programme Director and module team. The appointment will be from October 2020 to December 2024 The successful candidate will be invited to a staff induction day in January 2021. The majority of assessments can be reviewed remotely. You will be required to view a selection of scripts for designated modules and complete a module external examiner report for each set of assignments reviewed. At the end of the academic year, an annual report is required. Exam boards are held annually, and it is also desirable that the external examiner can attend for one additional day to visit students and practice assessors/ supervisors in placement. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • He/she must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years.
If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Joanne Thomas, Pre-Registration Programme Course Lead, J.Thomas@worc.ac.uk