Are you an experienced and dynamic midwifery lecturer? Do you want to work within a positive and ‘can do’ environment; have you got good innovative ideas; then we’re looking for you.
Based on our expanded provision of both undergraduate and postgraduate provision of midwifery education, the Faculty is seeking to enhance the department’s profile through the provision of two senior academic appointments to the midwifery department.
The vacancies provide an excellent opportunity for you as an experienced and enthusiastic educator to accelerate your career path and utilise your leadership skills. Alternatively, you may simply be seeking a change of environment and wish to bring your wealth of experience to Edge Hill.
We are seeking committed, creative and forward-thinking educators to join our small but dynamic and positive team where you will be supported to thrive. We have an excellent reputation for midwifery education, reflected in our exceptional NSS scores.
As a senior educator with relevant experience teaching midwifery programmes in higher education, you will demonstrate confidence as a flexible, positive and visionary team player with the ability to support creative academic programmes within midwifery education. You will be a great communicator with the ability to work collaboratively, with both University and external partners to enhance academic content and scope and maximise opportunities to develop the midwifery education portfolio further.
The posts involve curriculum development, module co-ordination and delivery, quality assurance and enhancement and continued successful growth of the midwifery education portfolio. The posts are student focussed which serves to anchor all that we do, teach and create within the remit of a positive student experience.
If successful, you will be supported in making a strong contribution to the Department’s research strategy aligning to one of the Faculty’s four research themes. All themes have successful research leaders who play a key role in supporting and developing academic staff to further develop their research profile.
You will be registered as a midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council – this is essential. Similarly, you will be experienced as a Midwifery Lecturer and have an excellent reputation for teaching and supporting your students in higher education. You will enjoy a challenge and thrive on new opportunities and experiences, stretching your talents and developing your expertise in tandem with sound emotional intelligence and a keen drive to work collegiately with peers and students alike.
As a successful applicant you will have, at minimum, a relevant first degree. In addition, a higher degree, teaching qualification and evidence of working towards or committed to undertaking a PhD is also required.
About the Faculty of Health & Social Care
The Faculty of Health & Social Care is one of the leading providers of education to the health and social care workforce in the region. We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth.
Closer than you think, Edge Hill University is located in Ormskirk, Lancashire, with easy access to nearby cities of Liverpool and Manchester. With excellent connections to major road networks and rail links making for a pleasant journey whether you travel north or south to the main campus.
Based on an award winning campus and voted Best University Workplace 2015; you will be working in fantastic facilities set on a green calming campus. Our £14m state-of-the-art clinical simulation suite includes the innovative ‘Better at Home’ Training Suite, the first of its kind in the United Kingdom, launched by Edge Hill University and WellChild in December 2015.
We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.
At Edge Hill you will have the opportunity to have a lunchtime scenic stroll across our beautiful campus for a picnic, get a trim from our onsite hairdresser, make an appointment for a back massage, take along your children to a family fun day or get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film. You might even qualify for free parking!
This is just a taste of what we offer for you and your family.
For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact:
Catherine McEvilly (Head of Midwifery) at McEvillc@edgehill.ac.uk
To apply, please visit https://jobs.edgehill.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=831&forced=1
Closing date: Friday 14 April 2017.