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Senior Lecturer in Health Research

Birmingham City University - School of Nursing and Midwifery

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £44,141 to £47,979
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th September 2018
Closes: 7th October 2018
Job Ref: 092018-405

Full Time, Fixed Term for 2 years

Interview date: 30 October 2018 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced academic to join the Department of Post-Qualifying Healthcare Practice, within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Birmingham City University.  The Department of Post-Qualifying Healthcare Practice is a thriving, innovative and dynamic environment that aims to provide high quality CPD for the global health workforce.  This commitment was recognised nationally, with the University being named ‘Best Post-Qualifying Education Provider’ at the 2017 Student Nursing Times Awards.

About the role

We are seeking a full-time Senior Lecturer in Health Research to support the growth of our post-graduate health provision.  In collaboration with other members of the Faculty team, the role carries responsibly for:

  • Module leadership of the MSc research methods module.
  • Contributing to the provision of research workshops for MSc dissertation students.
  • Supervision of students undertaking the MSc dissertation.
  • Through personal tutoring, provision of support and mentorship to international students undertaking the MSc Professional Practice programme.

About you

We are looking for someone who can enthuse and engage students, while also contributing to the Schools scholarly and enterprise activities.  Experience as an academic in Higher Education is desirable.  Credibility and proficiency in applied healthcare research is essential.  Ideally, you will hold a postgraduate degree, or PhD. The ability to work with a team is a core requirement, as are excellent IT skills.

As part of your application, please attach your CV. Candidate are advised to remove their name from their CV, to ensure a fair and transparent recruitment process.

If you wish to know more about this role, and would like an informal discussion please contact David Waters, Associate Professor/Head of Department on 0121 202 6166 or by email on: If you wish to know more about this role, and would like an informal discussion please contact David Waters, Associate Professor/Head of Department on 0121 202 6166 or by email on:

For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website:

Please note; on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.   We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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