Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

  • Job Reference: 0630-23
  • Date Posted: Thursday, 7 September 2023
  • Application Closing Date: Sunday, 1 October 2023
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Salary: £48,350 to £56,021 minimum per annum
  • Basis: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Indefinite
  • Job Category / Type: Academic / Research
  • School / Service: School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
  • Hours: 37.00 hours per week
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed

Established in 1828, the University of Central Lancashire is a leading modern University located in the city of Preston. The School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences offers several undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare related degrees including the Master of Pharmacy and an expanding suite of postgraduate provision, including an MSc in Advanced Pharmacy Practice and a certificate Independent Prescribing. The School offers a friendly and supportive learning environment with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities.

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice who will contribute to, and lead in, the areas of course delivery, management and development of the MPharm and related postgraduate programmes in the School. The successful applicant will join a multidisciplinary team and make a contribution to research and knowledge transfer through scholarly activities.

The successful applicant needs to hold current registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council or other relevant regulatory body and will ideally be an Independent Prescriber. Experience of working in a primary or secondary care setting with experience of teaching in higher education is essential, along with holding a good MPharm honours degree or equivalent and a formal reaching qualification or membership of the HE Academy. A motivated and enthusiastic individual, the successful candidate will be an active networker, with the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences.

Excellent communication skills, involvement in delivery and co-ordinating teaching and the ability to work in a team are essential for this position.

Please contact Dr Care Lawrence ( for further details.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston. Work patterns may mean that weekend work is sometimes required.

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Applicants applying for roles in regulated activity and that are listed as an exception under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 will be required to disclose any spent and unspent convictions and undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check at the appropriate level, UCLan will only ask an applicant to make an application for a DBS check if they are legally entitled to.

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