Lecturer (Education & Scholarship) in Postgraduate Pharmacy Education 

Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Grade 8: £42,793 - £51,034 pro rata, dependent upon qualifications and experience
21 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering 

Lecturer (Education & Scholarship) in Postgraduate Pharmacy Education 

(1.0 wte)

Grade 8: £42,793 - £51,034 pro rata, dependent upon qualifications and experience

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk

Keele is the largest UK campus University and is home to Keele’s multidisciplinary Faculty of Medicine and Health Science that includes, as well as Pharmacy and Bioengineering, the Schools of Medicine, Allied Health Professions, Primary, Social & Community Care, and Nursing & Midwifery. Keele University was awarded ‘GOLD’ status in the recent Teaching Excellence’ Framework. Allied to its profile of sustained excellence are Keele’s renowned campus location in Staffordshire which provides excellent amenities, both rural and urban, and a quiet, focused atmosphere in which teaching, learning and research flourish. It is also conveniently located close to major transportation links to London, Birmingham and Manchester and has easy access to the Peak District, Cheshire and Shropshire.

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and experienced pharmacist to join our dynamic and creative team who deliver our postgraduate programmes and CPD courses through distance learning within the School’s Centre for Professional Development and Lifelong Learning(CPD4ALL), a Centre of Excellence in the School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering.The School has strong links to the NHS primary and secondary care, including with the local University Hospital.We have contracts to provide postgraduate education with Health Education England and with two major community pharmacy organisations. There is currently a plethora of opportunities for developing Postgraduate pharmacy education and the School of Pharmacy is well placed to make the most of these opportunities. 

We are looking to appoint a pharmacist who has advanced scholarship skills and who is excited about supporting the professional development of registered pharmacists. Working closely with our postgraduate clinical pharmacy practice programme manager you will be responsible for supporting students in their learning and assessment as well as supporting module development and update. You will require excellent communication skills that can be used to support our students who study at a distance so that all achieve their maximum potential and learning goals. With high attention to detail you will have key roles in ensuring that our programmes and pastoral care to students is of the highest standard.  Experience in all sectors of pharmacy is desirable but particularly in community and primary care environments. 

There will be opportunities to promote CPD4ALL regionally and nationally and you will be expected to build effective sector networks. As a highly skilled communicator it is expected that you will have or be able to develop relationships with the pharmacy professional and regulatory bodies and that you will develop effective networks including with Health Education England, NHS England, Higher Education Institutions, employers, providers of pharmacy services and other key stakeholders across the health and social care system. It will be advantageous to have some experience of providing postgraduate courses by distance learning at scale.

This post is being offered as 1.0 wte post but we are willing to discuss flexible working and the potential for job sharing exists.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Simon White, Director of Postgraduate Education. +44(0)1782 734772 email s.j.white@keele.ac.uk

Post Ref: KU00001259

Closing date for applications: 12 September 2019.

Interviews will be held on: 27 September 2019.

For full post details please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies

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