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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physical Assessment (0.5 full-time equivalent)

School of Health Sciences

Location:  Brighton - Falmer
Salary:  £35,845 to £51,034 pro rata
Closing Date:  Monday 31 August 2020
Interview Date:  Thursday 24 September 2020
Reference:  HC3218-20-178

This is an exciting opportunity to take up a newly created post teaching across the level 6 and level 7 physical assessment programmes. We are looking to recruit a lecturer or senior lecturer with contemporary knowledge of physical assessment practice who has professional experience as a senior practitioner or at an advanced practice level.

Our programmes’ curriculum is focused on preparing practitioners to develop their role or innovate their practice, and our philosophy is to work in partnership with students, academics, researchers, service users and service colleagues to deliver high quality learning and teaching based on contemporary research findings and physical assessment practice. You will provide specialist and advanced knowledge to prepare nurses, midwives and allied health professionals to conduct a holistic health history and physical assessment of adults for a range of different body systems.

In order to be successful in this role you must have:

  • Registration with the NMC or HCPC and completion of a level 7 physical assessment module 
  • A good first degree in a nursing, midwifery or allied health profession and working towards or have a postgraduate MSc 
  • A Higher Education teaching qualification and/or an HEA Fellowship, or willingness to undertake this within the first 12 months 
  • Up-to-date, sound knowledge of current developments in health including current clinical, professional and policy developments and the range of generic skills required to teach the subject.

If you have a PhD or Doctorate and can supervise at this level, you will have opportunities to develop as the university has an active programme for supporting early career researchers. 

For informal enquiries please contact, CPE Coordinator Dr Susanne Simmons  

You will be based at our Falmer campus site, and travel to other university and placement sites will also be required.

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.


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