Associate Professor – Skills and Simulation

Opening Date:
26 Feb 2016
Closing Date:
14 Mar 2016
Salary Range:

The Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences at Birmingham City University has made a substantial investment in clinical skills and simulation education and this is an exciting full-time academic post.

The Associate Professor for Skills and Simulation is a key appointment within the Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences with responsibility for strategic developments in the planning and delivery of low to high fidelity simulation and skills education. The post holder will also be responsible for the management of the Skills Centre and Hub and for developing research in and evaluation of skills education and training using simulation across the professional groups.

In August, the School of Health Sciences will be formally launched, bringing together existing Departments in Radiography, ODP and Speech and Language Therapy along with the newly formed Departments of Life Sciences and Department of Sport and Exercise Science. The University is investing over £41m in a new state of the art building for the delivery of these programmes.

Applicants should have a higher professional qualification or be studying towards, plus a post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline and hold a professional registration with either the HCPC or NMC, you will also have an expertise and experience in skills education and training using simulation and a developing track record of research/scholarly activity with recognition at a national level. Proven academic leadership either in Higher education or clinically or both, Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a clear understanding of the direction of travel required for the development of Skills and Simulation activities within the Schools and faculty is also a requirement of the post holder.

For an informal discussion, contact Carol Doyle, Head of School, tel. 0121 331 6160.

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