Required Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice at University of Central Lancashire

Website University of Central Lancashire

Position: Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice
Department: University of Central Lancashire – Pharmacy, Biomedical Science and Chemistry
Location: Preston
Salary: £40,521 to £46,974 per annum pro rata
Hours: Part Time (22.2 hours per week)
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract (12 months)
Placed On: 21st March 2024
Closing Date: 21st April 2024
Job Ref: 1120-23


The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), situated in Preston, is seeking a passionate individual to join its esteemed team as a Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice. This part-time role offers an exciting opportunity to inspire students with your expertise in pharmacy practice within the dynamic environment of UCLan’s School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences.

About Us:

At UCLan, we are dedicated to transforming the lives of our students by providing them with real-world learning experiences. Our School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences offers a diverse range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional development courses, facilitated by a committed team. We prioritize creating an inclusive and supportive community where every individual is empowered to excel.

About the Role:

As the field of pharmacy evolves, this role is instrumental in preparing pharmacists to meet the challenges of providing comprehensive health services and person-centered care. The successful candidate will contribute to academic development, course management, and teaching within our MPharm and Advanced Certificate in Independent Prescribing courses. Additionally, they will play a pivotal role in advancing the School’s impact in the Northwest region.

About You:

We welcome applications from individuals with a passion for education and pharmacy practice. While experience in an educational setting is advantageous, we encourage those currently in clinical practice to apply. This part-time position (0.6 FTE – 3 days/week) offers a one-year fixed-term contract, providing an opportunity to transition into higher education while maintaining clinical practice.

Key Requirements:

  • Hold a good MPharm honours degree or equivalent qualification
  • Possess primary and/or secondary healthcare experience
  • Maintain registration with Professional, Statutory, and Regulatory Bodies (PSRB)

Why Choose a Career at UCLan?

Joining UCLan offers a range of benefits, including generous annual leave, family-friendly policies, and support for physical and mental well-being. Additionally, staff have access to various discounts and schemes, promoting a healthy work-life balance.

How to Apply:

For further information about the role or to arrange an informal discussion, please contact Clare Lawrence, Dean of School, at

Make a difference in the lives of aspiring pharmacists by becoming a part of our dedicated team at UCLan. Apply now to inspire the next generation of pharmacy professionals.

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