Senior Lecturer in Midwifery or Radiography (Therapeutic or Diagnostic) and Divisional Lead for Midwifery & Radiography (Dual appointment)

City, University of London - School of Health Sciences

Background

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide), well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects and eleventh in the UK for starting salaries. City joined the University of London in 2016.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

The Division of Midwifery and Radiography within the School of Health Sciences delivers an extensive range of high-quality undergraduate, postgraduate taught and research degrees. Its research is multidisciplinary and draws upon a range of approaches to provide rigorous evidence to inform healthcare, policy and practice.

Responsibilities

This is an exceptional opportunity for an outstanding academic in Midwifery or Radiography to develop their academic career and assume a leadership role within the School. The Senior Lectureship is permanent and appointment as Divisional Lead will be for three years initially.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have a strong background and experience in Radiography or Midwifery practice and will have published world-leading or internationally excellent research. He or she will possess excellent communication and leadership skills and the drive to ensure that programmes and modules deliver inspiring teaching, learning and assessment, resulting in an excellent student experience. The appointed candidate will lead, grow and develop a diverse team of academic staff with expertise in both clinical research and practice and will contribute to the operational and strategic direction of the School.

The role of Divisional Lead attracts an additional responsibility allowance of £11,817 per annum.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date: 23:59 on 2 October 2017

Interviews are scheduled for 18 October 2017.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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