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Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology

University of Wolverhampton - Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing

Location: Wolverhampton
Salary: £44,706 to £51,779 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th October 2021
Closes: 31st October 2021
Job Ref: 12779

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This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative Senior lecturer to lead on the delivery of Pharmacology within our Nursing curricula. The focus of the post will be supporting the delivery of the Non-Medical Prescribing programme (V300); the post-holders pharmacology knowledge and experience will also contribute to the undergraduate nursing programmes.

The successful candidate will need to have an in-depth knowledge of pharmacology and be able to evidence this with a recognised pharmacology qualification in order to support the learning needs of our postgraduate and undergraduate students. Applications would be welcomed from Pharmacists and/or Pharmacologists.

You will be educated to a minimum of a Master’s Degree level or equivalent and you will hold a recognised teaching qualification in higher education or be willing to work towards one. Experience of teaching in an academic setting is essential and candidates with a research profile are welcomed. Dedication to innovative teaching and research activities within healthcare are also a requirement of the post, in order to contribute towards the nursing portfolio and the profile of the faculty.

The University of Wolverhampton holds a distinctive place within the higher education sector, and is one of the most successful modern universities, delivering excellence in teaching and research, widening access, and in business engagement. Having begun life nearly 190 years ago to enhance education and skill base of the workforce in what is today a major industrial conurbation, we have continued to fulfil and develop the role to meet the needs of the region we serve. Today as the ‘University of Opportunity’, the University of Wolverhampton is an integral part of economic growth and social change within the West Midlands and beyond.

One of four University faculties, the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing has over 500 staff members and 11,000 students. The faculty comprises a wide and diverse range of subject areas, research and knowledge exchange activities, organised through four Institutes: the Institute of Human Science, the Institute of Health, the Institute of Community and Society and the Institute of Education.

The Institute of Health includes a wide range of professionally qualifying health care courses. We are growing to meet the needs of people who wish to work with a host of employers in healthcare and related areas. We include courses in nursing, nursing associates, midwifery, physiotherapy, paramedic science, podiatry, public health and a wide range of continuing professional development opportunities. We are expanding on our newly developed skills centres to offer hands-on teaching of nursing and healthcare professions skills through a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art equipment.

Please see the job description and person specification relevant to the post of senior lecturer (available on the university's website, accessed by the apply button) for full details of the post requirements.

The successful applicant will be well supported in their role to realise their potential. For further information or an informal discussion, please contact: Dr Robert Corbett, Head of Health and Workforce Education -

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