Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging / Medical Ultrasound (0.2 fte)
Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work. Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. We achieve outstanding results for our teaching* and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.
This role is being advertised to support the MSc Medical Ultrasound programme, which is part of the Diagnostic Imaging Discipline Area, at the University of Derby.
The overall purpose/objective of this role is to teach an evidence based curriculum within the broad field of diagnostic imaging practice. The experience for all students at the University of Derby is grounded in learning and teaching that is of the highest quality, delivered by appropriately qualified and experienced academic staff, whom are deeply engaged with their discipline. This commitment to learning and teaching is focused on the student experience ensuring that they are treated as individuals in the learning journey. Implicit in this, is the requirement that we encourage independence of thought, the desire to understand and to advance within the discipline, and the ability to reflect on what has been achieved.
The College of Health & Social Care upholds the overall mission of the University by providing high quality, accessible learning opportunities which equip students with the skills and qualities for employment and to build successful and fulfilling careers, promoting academic enquiry and the advancement of knowledge, using a variety of methods of delivery. We are committed to widening participation and have an excellent record of meeting the needs of local stakeholders. Service user and carer involvement in programme development and delivery is an increasingly important aspect of our work.
The post holder will be innovative and creative in their role whilst possessing a high standard of skill within Medical Ultrasound. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the MSc Medical Ultrasound award, offered by the discipline area. The post holder may also be required to contribute towards other undergraduate and postgraduate modules related to diagnostic imaging.
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As part of the Safer Recruitment process, if you are successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The post for which you are applying is exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 requiring any spent convictions to be declared. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence and only used when considering your suitability for the post.