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Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice/Clinical Pharmacy

Requisition ID:  8981

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  03-Aug-2021


We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.


Salary: £35,845.00 - £35,845.00 per annum

Closing Date: 31 August 2021

The Role


Based in the School of Pharmacy, you will participate fully in the School’s range of teaching and research activities. You must have experience of teaching and supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students and be able to contribute specialist knowledge relevant to pharmacy provision that complements the growing teaching and research interests of the School and Faculty.


Prospective applicants who wish to discuss the appointment informally should contact Prof Andy Husband Andy.Husband@newcastle.ac.uk


Key Accountabilities


  • To undertake teaching, module leadership and supervision of under-graduate, and post- graduate students;
  • To offer specialist expertise in an individual’s specialist area(s);
  • To undertake teaching, leadership and supervision duties across a range of the School programmes, initially with a focus on the MPharm programme;
  • To undertake administrative duties as deemed necessary, including participation in relevant School and Faculty committees and activities;
  • To participate in external activity related to pharmacy, learning and teaching, and research;To contribute to the promotion of undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacy programmes to both current and prospective students;
  • To act as a personal tutor to a small group of students, concerned with students’ academic achievements, and pastoral care;
  • To contribute to University administration, course planning, curriculum development, the recruitment of students, engage in teaching and scholarly activities and module / programme leadership;
  • To participate in external activity related to pharmacy, learning and teaching, and research;
  • Engage in research in their area of expertise and be affiliated with an appropriate Research Institute and Research Theme(s) https://www.ncl.ac.uk/medical-sciences/research/research-themes/
  • Contribute to the research profile of the School by publishing in high quality journals, demonstrating impact and winning external research funding
  • Demonstrate impact by developing research-based solutions to real-world problems and engage with external stakeholders to develop the impact of your work
  • To participate in relevant staff development activities;
  • To undertake other duties, such as participation in School, Faculty and University meetings, as detailed by the Head of School


The Person (Essential)


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Understanding of current themes and issues in the delivery of accredited MPharm programmes
  • Specialist knowledge and interest in an area relevant to the MPharm programme
  • 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
  • Experience of teaching pharmacy at under-graduate, and post-graduate level
  • Experience in the supervision of under-, and post-graduate dissertation students
  • Understanding and experience in processes involved in module and programme development and leadership
  • Track record in publishing in peer-reviewed journals, commensurate with career stage
  • Ability to publish in high quality journals
  • Ability to develop and secure research grants
  • Ability to undertake research with impact
  • A clear, ambitious yet realistic vision for their research that represents a good fit with the aims of the School and Faculty
  • Experience in research and / or trainee practitioner supervision (Desirable)


Attributes and Behavior


  • Committed and enthusiastic
  • Confident communicator
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Empathetic to the needs of staff and of a diverse student body (Desirable)




  • PhD or Professional Doctorate in Pharmacy or closely related subject or equivalent clinical experience
  • Registrant of the General Pharmaceutical Council (Essentail)
  • Fellow / Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (Desirable) 


Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.


Requisition ID: 8981