Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Midwifery

Opening Date:
17 May 2017
Closing Date:
18 Jun 2017
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The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences strives to be excellent in teaching, research and innovation in Midwifery. We are seeking an outstanding and inspiring individual to join our successful and highly committed team of academic staff who can contribute to the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health.

The department provides high quality, dynamic 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. 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 joint research to produce quality academic outputs and inform teaching, and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject.

You must possess excellent knowledge of the development and contemporary aspects of midwifery practice and be registered as a midwife with the NMC. You must hold a first degree and be either qualified to Doctoral level or be willing to study for a Doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline and 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 essential. Applications are particularly welcome from individuals who have had success in obtaining external research funding.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Amanda Clarke (Head of Department – Nursing, Midwifery and Health), amanda.clarke@northumbria.ac.uk or Suzanne Crozier (Lead Midwife and Director of Learning and Teaching).

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