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Senior Lecturer in Midwifery and Global Health (82130)

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine - International Public Health Department

Location: Liverpool
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 1st December 2023
Closes: 22nd January 2024
Job Ref: 82130

We are looking for a Senior Lecturer in Midwifery and Global Health, to join our Centre for Childbirth, Women’s, and Newborn Health (CWNH).

The successful candidate, with a midwifery background, will become an integral part of LSTM’s Department of International Public Health (DIPH). DIPH champions innovative research, emphasising equitable partnerships and the translation of knowledge into actionable change and improved health. We are committed to co-creating research and strengthening capacities.

We are seeking an individual with an emerging international reputation in Maternal and Newborn Health research, passionate about making a tangible difference on a global platform.

If you are ready to shape global thinking, drive impactful projects, and influence the future of maternal and newborn health, we invite you to join our dynamic team at LSTM. Your expertise will play a pivotal role in transforming lives worldwide.

This pivotal role encompasses three core areas of institutional responsibility:

  1. Contribution to the NIHR Global Health Unit on Stillbirth and Neonatal Death
  2. Research in Maternal and Newborn Health
  3. Academic Leadership and Capacity Development

Key Responsibilities are (but not limited to):

Research: You will initiate, develop, and deliver internationally excellent Maternal and Newborn Health research at LSTM. Enhancing LSTM’s profile in this domain, fostering innovative methodologies applicable to MNH research, and leading academics in developing cutting-edge capacities are integral parts.

Teaching and Learning Support: In teaching and learning, you will take responsibility for the strategy within the academic field, collaboratively ensuring quality standards, and leading innovative curriculum designs and teaching methodologies.

External Representation/Partnership Working & Income Generation: You will strategically develop global partnerships and collaborations, generating grant income, and effectively representing LSTM's work both nationally and internationally.

Continuing Professional Development: You will continue to develop a personal reputation at an international level in terms of expertise, innovation, and delivering outcomes.

Leadership & Management: You will influence high-level collaborations, articulating, and delivering academic vision and leadership at an international level. Taking leadership roles in policy dialogues that effect change based on reliable research-led evidence is vital.

The ideal candidate will have proven strong interpersonal skills; be solution-focused with the ability to influence and build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. You will have the skills to negotiate with confidence, tact, and diplomacy across a diverse range of partners, organisations, and cultures.

Ideally, you will demonstrate:

  • PhD in a relevant subject area.
  • Current registration as a midwife.  
  • Track record of research publications and research funding commensurate with experience, in applied maternal and newborn health.
  • Experience of global health and participatory approaches.
  • Evidence of strategic leadership and management skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a wide range of staff and collaborators.
  • Extensive knowledge of subject area informed by substantial current research in the field.
  • Proven experience of teaching and assessment in HEI, the ability to make a significant contribution to teaching and learning strategy.

(Please refer to the job description for the full list)

Closing date: 22nd January 2024

Application Process: To apply for the position please follow the 'Apply' link and upload your CV and covering letter.

Please note that in certain circumstances we may close the advert earlier than advertised. 

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