Senior Lecturer and Co-Divisional Lead for Midwifery

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Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.


The School of Health and Psychological Sciences is dedicated to the education and development of health professionals and the performance of high-quality research.  The School offers students excellent academic tuition at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We offer pre-registration degrees in: Nursing, Midwifery, Radiography, Optometry, and Speech and Language therapy, while our suite of master’s programmes includes advanced courses in Nursing; Midwifery; Radiography; Optometry; Speech, Language and Communication; Health Management, Policy and research; and Food Policy.  


The successful candidate will provide high-quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate level and demonstrate successful and innovative educational practice. They will also engage with research activity related to midwifery or pedagogical practice. The successful candidate will draw on their experience of higher education to provide academic leadership, expertise, and innovative midwifery education and research practice.

In addition to appointment as a Senior Lecturer, the successful candidate will also assume the leadership role of Department Lead providing strategic and operational direct management of the Midwifery Team. The Department Lead appointment will be for three years initially, with annual reviews, and offers an exceptional opportunity for academic career development.

Person Specification

Candidates will be educated to Masters level, preferably have a PhD, and be registered with the National Midwifery Council as a midwife. They will have recent and relevant experience of midwifery education and practice, an outstanding track record of teaching and facilitating learning, and be recognised as an authority in their subject area. In addition, they will have experience of effective staff management or demonstrate the ability to do so.

For appointment on the Education & Research role profile, a record of producing world-leading or internationally excellent research is required.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

The role is available from Click here to enter a date. or earlier by negotiation.

Closing date: 31 July 2022 at 11:59pm.

Interviews are scheduled for 16 August 2022.

To apply and for more information about the post please use the links below.

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture, for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or social class. For more information on our approaches to encouraging an inclusive environment, please see our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Pages.

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