Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Requisition ID:  25584

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  5 Sep 2023



Lecturer Grade F: £33,966 to £44,263 per annum

Lecturer Grade G: £45,585 to £54,395 per annum


Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits. We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you.


Closing Date: 20 October 2023



The Role


Based in the School of Pharmacy, you will be a highly motivated and enthusiastic pharmacist who will contribute to the delivery of teaching and our undergraduate work-based training for the Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) programme, including clinical skills teaching and clinical reasoning across our MPharm curriculum and potentially within taught postgraduate programmes.


This post will necessitate you to have completed your pre-registration training and ideally to have an independent prescribing qualification and associated clinical experience. The position will have a teaching and scholarship focus and will include a funded place on our Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education course. The successful candidate will be supported to achieve Fellowship status of the Higher Education Academy.  


The University has developed an  Teaching and Scholarship Role Profiles  document which summarises the range of activities that colleagues may be expected to perform. This post is not research orientated and we welcome applications from clinical colleagues who do not have a PhD or a research background. We do expect the successful candidates to engage in academic scholarship activities, which will be focused on the development of clinical skills in UG pharmacy curricula.  


For informal enquiries please contact Andy.Husband@ncl.ac.uk


The Person 


Knowledge, Skills and Experience
•    Understanding of current themes and issues in the delivery of accredited MPharm programmes;
•    Excellent communication skills both verbal and written;
•    Creativity and innovation;
•    Ability to work well on own and as part of a team;
•    Excellent organisational, administrative and planning skills;
•    Understanding of the current themes and issues in developing programmes of work-based learning within an MPharm curriculum;
•    Experience of teaching undergraduate students or of supervising foundation trainees; and
•    Understanding and experience in processes involved in module and programme development and leadership (Desirable).

Attributes and Behaviour

•    Ability to respond enthusiastically and positively to students;
•    Demonstrable willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues as part of a team;
•    Sensitivity to the views of others;
•    Enthusiasm for the task in hand;
•    Ability to work independently and as a member of a team;
•    Ability to manage their time efficiently, including ability to work effectively to tight deadlines;
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality. 


•    Master of Pharmacy (or equivalent)
•    Registrant of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)

•    Independent prescribing qualification and annotation of GPhC Register. 
•    Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.
•    Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy 
•    PhD (or equivalent)


Newcastle University is a global University where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.  As a University of Sanctuary, we aim to provide a welcoming place of safety for all, offering opportunities to people fleeing violence and persecution.


We are committed to being a fully inclusive university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all of our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from individuals who can complement our existing teams, we believe that success is built on having teams whose backgrounds and experiences reflect the diversity of our university and student population.


At Newcastle University we hold a silver Athena Swan award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  We also hold a Race Equality Charter Bronze award in recognition of our work towards tackling race inequality in higher education REC.


In addition, we are a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe. 

Requisition ID: 25584