Lecturer

University of Stirling - Faculty of Health Sciences & Sport

The Post

We are seeking to appoint a motivated, enthusiastic and talented individual to join the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport who can help us to continue to build on our success.

As a Lecturer in the Faculty you will play a key role in enhancing and developing the Faculty's teaching and scholarship expertise in nursing and health. You will be a qualified nurse with experience of teaching in the area of non-medical prescribing. You will lead our successful and innovative non-medical prescribing module and make a significant contribution to our BSc Nursing programme. You will also contribute to other programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Working in partnership with our NHS boards, you will take a strategic approach to developing curriculum content that meets the needs of students and stakeholders alike.

We are expanding our teaching and research expertise in the areas of non-medical prescribing, advanced clinical assessment and examination, public health, gerontology and ageing, and physical activity and health; we are also embarking on a programme of work to significantly increase our international profile. Applications from candidates who have the skills and experience to make an immediate contribution in one or more of these areas are invited.

Description of Duties

  • Lead curriculum development of the non-medical prescribing module in line with NMC (2018) standards.
  • Plan, and deliver the non-medical prescribing module.
  • Undertake internationally excellent scholarly activity, high quality relevant teaching, appropriate administration and other activities in order to support and develop the academic profile of the Faculty
  • Demonstrate innovative approaches to teaching and support for students through the use of a wide range of learning resources and appropriate pedagogic practice
  • Undertake student assessment as required, including the preparation of assignments and setting and marking of examinations
  • Carry out administrative tasks and other reasonable duties as determined by the Head of Health Sciences.

Additional Information

Informal enquiries about the post may be directed to Dr Ashley Shepherd, Head of Health Sciences (tel: 01786 466334, email: ashley.shepherd@stir.ac.uk

The University offers great benefits such as generous annual leave and membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme with employer contributions of 18%. Additionally staff can benefit from a reduced membership rate at the University's excellent Sport Centre facilities and the option of childcare vouchers through a salary sacrifice scheme.

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Terms and conditions of this post can be found at http://www.stir.ac.uk/hr-od/workingatstirling/yourcontract  

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