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Lecturer in Midwifery

Health Sciences
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
38,832 - 47,722 a year
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Lecturer in Midwifery

University of York – Department of Health Sciences

Location: York

Salary Range: £38,832 - £47,722 a year

Hours: Full Time

Ref Number: 6873

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Closing date: 22 August 2018


This post is available full time on a fixed term basis for 12 months with a possibility of an extension. Secondment opportunities will be considered.

There is an exciting opportunity to join the dynamic and collegial, Midwifery Education Team at the University of York. The ideal candidate will have strong teaching skills in higher education and/or clinical practice.

In this role, you will be involved in our growing midwifery provision and contribute to the development of an innovative new curriculum. Your role will include supporting students in the academic and clinical environments and liaising with practice partners.

The role:

To lecture, lead seminars, tutorials and other forms of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching

To develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students

To carry out on-going curriculum review, including teaching content and materials and contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies

To undertake effectively a range of administrative responsibilities

Key Requirements:

Registration with the NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council)

Extensive knowledge in midwifery practice to design and develop teaching programmes and the provision of learning support across different levels of academic activity

Knowledge of lecturing, leading seminars, tutorials and other forms of teaching within a Higher Education setting or a similar environment

Evidence of teaching, leading seminars, tutorials for students and also of the planning and teaching design across a range of models

Good communication and facilitation skills are essential for leading the required teaching and group-work activities

Good interpersonal skills and high levels of personal drive are required to ensure that the teaching activities are delivered in an efficient, effective and professional manner

This is an opportunity to engage in a wide range of teaching and learning initiatives as well as quality/service improvement developments related to both midwifery and wider health professional education.  You will be required to retain links with student midwives in clinical practice and to provide link lectureship to mentors in practice who assess student midwives whilst on placement.

Informal enquiries should be made to Helen Recchia in the first instance at

For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.


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