Lecturer in Midwifery

University of Plymouth - Faculty of Health and Human Sciences - School of Nursing and Midwifery

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at University of Plymouth is seeking to appoint an additional Midwifery Lecturer join the team and further enhance our teaching excellence and research capacity in this area of strategic importance in health care. We have expanded our midwifery provision in the beautiful South West of England and are committed to building and sustaining effective partnerships in programme development to meet workforce need, excellence in teaching, innovation and co-produced research.

We are looking to appoint an appropriately qualified and experienced candidate to contribute to teaching excellence related to Midwifery and research in the clinical environment. We offer undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes. Research in the School was rated highly in the REF2014 and continues to grow. The Plymouth University Clinical Schools initiative is an exciting development, through which applied nursing and midwifery research focuses on topics that are timely and relevant to advancing the quality of care. Existing clusters of research, including Applied Health Genetics, e-health and Sustainability, Society and Heath, continue to attract external funding and PhD students.

You will contribute to the academic and clinical development of Midwifery. This will include the development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare programmes. You will also be encouraged to contribute to research within the School, and join an appropriate research group.

You should possess appropriate professional qualifications, registration as a Midwife with the NMC is essential, relevant post registration experience as Midwife, a Degree in health or a related subject, relevant post graduate qualifications and an NMC recorded teaching qualification (or be willing to work to achieve these).

The 3 year Midwifery Programme at Plymouth University has full UNICEF BFI accreditation.

You will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For an informal discussion please contact Heather Hopper email: heather.hopper@plymouth.ac.uk  tel: 01752 586556

This is a full time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Interviews are likely to be held on 6 December 2016

Closing date: 12 midnight, Sunday 30th October 2016

Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM academia.

Plymouth University has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

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