Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Midwifery

  • Northumbria University
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Jul 11, 2022
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Midwifery
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Job info

Ref: HLS/21/13181

Salary: £36,382 - £51,800

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Grade: 7 or 6

Closing date: 12/07/2022

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Type: Full Time

We are expanding our academic team at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle to continue to provide high quality, research-informed teaching and to accelerate the aspirations of our Maternal, Family and Infant Research theme,  which is led by Professor Mary Steen.  We are seeking candidates with a breadth of experience in the field of Midwifery who have made contributions to one- baby- at- a- time and/or one- publication-at- a -time and now want to make a contribution to more than one student at a time!  

The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is one of five departments within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.  We are a thriving community of academics and support staff who are committed to empowering each other and students to be the best they can be, and ultimately improve the lives of people within our local, national and international reach. We are seeking knowledgeable and skilled individuals, with current NMC registration as a midwife,  and a masters level qualification to join our successful and highly committed team. 

You will work within the vibrant and friendly midwifery team and alongside other academic members within the Faculty. You will be supported to undertake research and contribute to educating the next generation of midwives, and the further continual professional development of midwives and other health professionals. 

The Assistant Professor role will contribute to delivering the Faculty's strategic priorities,  taking responsibility for the delivery of excellent teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and its integration with high quality research. 

The Lecturer role contributes to an exceptional student experience through the delivery of teaching, research, business and enterprise engagement activity. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Catherine Ellis (Head of Subject) , Mary Bell (Lead Midwife for Education), or Mary Steen (Professor of Midwifery)

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 therefore the successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs up to a maximum of 4.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

We welcome applications from the UKand across the world. Visit our web pages for details about the Relocation Assistance Scheme

Please note this vacancy will close on 12/07/2022

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