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Professor of Midwifery

East Midlands
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Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
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The University of Nottingham are inviting applications for a Professor in Midwifery to join our School of Health Sciences. This is a key role within the Division of Midwifery and the Maternal Health and Wellbeing Research Group, reporting to the Head of the School of Health Sciences and working directly with the Lead for the Maternal Health and Wellbeing Research Group.

As Professor of Midwifery, you will be responsible for conducting programmatic research in maternal health and wellbeing that will inform policy and practice; the supervision of postgraduate research students and supporting early career researchers.

You will be PhD qualified, with an extensive track record of publications and an established reputation in midwifery research among peers, as well as a record of excellence in undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching. You should also be a qualified midwife with active registration of a recognised professional statutory/regulatory body. You will be a critical thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as proven interpersonal skills and an ability to lead, motivate, develop and manage others.

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is made up of four schools: Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Medicine, and Veterinary Medicine and Science. With funding which totals more than £170 million, our research integrates basic science, translational research and applied clinical activity, with a focus on making a real-life impact on our patients and the public. The aim and purpose of the School of Health Sciences is to educate and nurture the best and brightest students who will go on to transform the lives of individuals and communities locally, nationally and internationally. As a school we command a reputation for world-leading research and education.

In the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) exercise, 86% of our research was ranked as internationally excellent or world leading and with the Times Higher Education ranking us joint 6th in the UK for research impact.

At the University of Nottingham, you will become part of a pioneering University that provides an exceptional education and delivers transformational research. You will join our world-leading researchers and academics whose work is transforming lives and societies. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages while supporting the wellbeing of our staff to help them reach their full potential. You will have access to a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes.

This position will be offered on a full-time, permanent basis.

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Enquiries or applications can be made, in confidence, to Natalie Derry,, or Holly Lithgow,

Closing date for applications will remain open until filled.

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