Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Midwifery

University of Bedfordshire

United Kingdom

August 15, 2021


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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Midwifery

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Bedfordshire (no fixed location)


Salary: Lecturer £34,803 - £41,526 Senior Lecturer £42,792 - £51,033 per annum


Full time and permanent. Location: Bedfordshire / Buckinghamshire

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We are seeking outstanding and inspiring individuals to join our developing Midwifery academic team who are highly motivated and committed to delivering contemporary professional education in partnership with students and our clinical colleagues. You will be required to support the delivery and enhancement of our pre and post-registration midwifery courses and contribute to ongoing development of the School of Society, Community & Health. We are seeking candidates with a breadth of experience in Midwifery who will to help drive research, innovation and teaching excellence in the School. Additonally these posts provide excellent opportunities for collaboration and inter- professional learning and working.

About you

You will have a high level of insight into contemporary midwifery practice and experience in practice-based education. Knowledge of contemporary policy and professional standards, as well as theories and concepts that underpin midwifery practice and education is essential. Candidates must be registered as a midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

You will work collaboratively with local practice partners who support students with practice learning, including apprenticeships. These roles involve working with colleagues across the University to deliver exciting and innovative courses within a friendly and supportive environment.

The Faculty of Health and Social Sciences strives to be excellent in teaching, reseach and innovation and is one of the largest faculties within the University, offering a full range of undergraduate, postgraduate and vocationally orientated professional programmes for home and overseas students. The School of Society, Community & Health povides a wide range of courses including Midwifery, Operating Department Practice, Paramedic Science, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Public Health.

The University actively encourages the development of its staff through postgraduate and doctoral studies. All staff are required to be research active, and support is provided by the Institute of Health Research. The successful applicants will be well supported in their role to realise their potential.

Interview date: 1 September 2021.

For the link to the job description and person specification click here for Lecturer and here for Senior Lecturer.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK. The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.

To apply: Please log on to our website www. beds.ac.uk/jobs to download information and to complete the online application. Please note CVs will only be accepted in addition to a fully completed application form.

All applications must be received by midnight on the closing date. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.

For any post specific information or to book an appointment for an informal discussion at our Applicants Open Day on 10th August, please contact Amanda Willetts (Portfolio Lead): Amanda.willetts@beds.ac.uk with ‘Midwifery application' in the title.

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