Senior Lecturer Pharmacy Practice

University of Birmingham - School of Pharmacy, Institute of Clinical Sciences

The School of Pharmacy at the University of Birmingham offers a successful, clinically-orientated, fully accredited 4-year MPharm and postgraduate Certificate in Independent Prescribing. We are now launching our 5-year MPharm and are expanding the staff to support these developments and to augment our already world leading research. The School of Pharmacy is closely integrated with partner professions in the College, including medicine, dentistry and nursing and has excellent collaborative links with local professional practice in all sectors, in which teaching and research is ongoing.

The post holder will be an established teacher and researcher having an excellent national reputation and a developing international profile, through significant original research work and a clear record of impact in pharmacy practice (disciplines of clinical pharmacy, clinical pharmacology and therapeutics will also be considered). They will have a PhD in a relevant discipline, at least 3 years relevant experience and educational / professional qualifications relevant to pharmacy practice. They will make a significant contribution to our research outputs and be able to deliver high quality contributions to teaching  and management activities within the School.

  • Making a major contribution to the management of research activities
  • Leading successful funding bids which develop and sustain research support for projects in the areas of pharmacy practice, clinical pharmacy, clinical pharmacology and / or therapeutics
  • Publishing leading research that results in a sustained, highly respected reputation of international quality in pharmacy practice, clinical pharmacy and / or related specialities
  • Providing expert advice internally and externally
  • Providing leadership of research that contributes to the progression of the discipline
  • Refereeing and peer reviewing articles for peer reviewed academic journals and grant applications by research councils and/or other major funding bodies
  • Leading sustained high value impact activity in knowledge transfer that is of manifest benefit to the College and University, and: a) makes a significant contribution to policy development at a national and international level; and/or b) involves development of healthcare and / or industrial links
  • Supervising and examining PhD students, both within the institution and externally
  • Managing research activities and/or supervising other research staff

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £49,148 to £56,950. With potential progression once in post to £74,259 a year.

Closing date: 7 May 2018      Reference:  59119

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