Associate Professor in Midwifery

University of West London
February 20, 2023
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Associate Professor in Midwifery College of Nursing, Midwifery & Healthcare

Salary: £58,898 to £66,288 per annum Release Date: Monday 23 January 2023 Closing Date: Monday 20 February 2023 Interview Date: Wednesday 08 March 2023 Reference: NURS307

The University of West London (UWL) are the:

  • Top modern university in London - Guardian University League Tables 2022
  • 35th university in the UK - Guardian University League Tables 2022
  • University of the Year for Student Experience - The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • Modern universities are defined as higher education institutions that were granted university status in, and subsequent to, 1992

    The College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare (CNMH) is a major provider of education in London and Berkshire, delivering high quality, student focused and dynamic courses, making use of an innovative curriculum and simulation. We have one of the highest graduate employability rates in the UK and high levels of student satisfaction for CNMH courses.

    The UWL pre-registration BMidwifery, Midwife Degree Apprenticeship, MMidwifery (3 year), and MMidwifery (2 year shortened) course curriculums have all been approved against the NMC (2019) Standards for pre-registration midwifery. We have a wide portfolio of postgraduate courses and continuing professional development opportunities, including doctoral level study. UWL midwifery courses have been awarded WHO/UNICEF Baby Friendly Gold accreditation.

    The Richard Wells Research Centre based at the University of West London, conducts an active programme of research focusing on improving patient safety. The Centre conducts primary research, undertakes guideline development and review, and through its work as an internationally accredited centre for evidence-based practice, carries out comprehensive systematic reviews.

    All CNMH academic staff are expected to teach on any of the UWL campuses, including Brentford and Reading, and engage with blended learning activities which can include online activities as required.

    The Role

    The Associate Professor of Midwifery will fulfil an academic teaching role with a focus on establishing collaborative midwifery, maternal and family centred research and service improvement partnerships with academic, clinical, voluntary sector and commercial partners. Midwifery focused research income generation and demonstration of impact through knowledge exchange and employer engagement initiatives are key performance indicators for the role.

    The post holder will also contribute to the design, development, and delivery of a range of high-quality and innovative programmes of study at various levels and contribute to the review and development of teaching and learning policy, plans and strategies. This will include supporting students in both academic settings and clinical practice, to ensure professional body regulations and university requirements are met. Teaching and learning activities make up 50% of the role which will include the role of personal tutor, module leader, link teacher and academic assessor.

    The Person

    Applicants should have a current understanding of key issues pertaining to midwifery practice and maternal and family health. They will have a keen interest in and the required skills to lead the professional, academic and scholarly development of midwifery, maternal and family health research, service improvement and education within the College and the University.

    The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work collaboratively with students, academics, and support and technical staff. This will also include working with a range of partners including the NHS, Independent, Voluntary and Private sector.

    How to Apply

    To apply click on ‘Apply Online' and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: https: // jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253 &pid=0

    Please email [email protected] if you need any assistance with the application process.

    Interviews are expected to be held on 8th March 2023.

    For informal enquiries about the position please contact Andrea Aras-Payne. Lead Midwife for Education. [email protected]

    Additional Information

    Read more about working at the University of West London at https: // www. uwl.ac.uk/about-us/how-university-works/why-work-uwl

    Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

    Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

    This post is not available for UWL students.

    An Enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be undertaken upon appointment).

    This position does not meet the University criteria for Skilled Worker sponsorship

    We will intermittently review the applications as part of this open advert, therefore if successful, you will be shortlisted and contacted at any time.

    The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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