Jobs: Faculty jobs

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
13 Aug 2018
Closing Date:
09 Oct 2018
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The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences strives to be excellent in teaching, research and innovation in Mental Health Nursing. We are seeking an outstanding and inspiring individual to join our successful and highly committed team of academic staff who can contribute to the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health. The department provides high quality, dynamic education using a variety of innovative teaching and learning methods delivered at all academic levels from undergraduate to doctoral study. You will work flexibly as part of a team to contribute to teaching, learning and assessment to support a high quality student experience in both pre-registration and post-registration nursing and other health programmes. You will participate in the planning, designing and development of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programmes, as well as pastoral tutoring. You will provide expertise to further enhance research and entrepreneurial activities. This will include undertaking individual and joint research to produce quality academic outputs and inform teaching, and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject. You must possess excellent knowledge of the development and contemporary aspects of mental health nursing practice and be registered with the NMC (part 1). You must hold a Master’s degree or be either qualified to Doctoral level or be willing to study for a Doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline and have subject expertise with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Ability to deliver high quality, research rich teaching within nursing and a growing publication profile are essential. Part time working and/or secondment arrangements may be considered.

Associate Professor – Nursing

Opening Date:
14 Aug 2018
Closing Date:
30 Aug 2018
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Why join us? Edinburgh Napier is one of the largest providers of nursing and midwifery education in Scotland; with a further significant profile across the wider UK and a strong transnational education portfolio. Our provision is unique as we are the only providers of all four fields of nursing education (adult, mental health, learning disabilities and child health) and midwifery at pre-registration level. We are an ambitious School with a clear vision; to have a positive impact on society. We know it is our staff who will deliver that vision and so there are many opportunities for development. This is an exciting time for us as we begin to develop new pre-registration nursing programmes to meet the new standards published by the NMC (2018). Our new nurse education programmes will be designed for all four fields of practice and will be informed by innovative applied research. For the students that will become registered nurses, Edinburgh Napier University will offer an unrivalled learning experience built on truly innovative programmes. We are looking for an Associate Professor in Nursing to lead this development. You'll create pre-registration programmes of education with a strong application to practice. Moreover, you'll support your team to foster a collaborative approach from the outset. As such, it's a role for the kind of educator who will relish the autonomy - and the challenge - of stamping their own authority on the curricula and driving innovation in programme delivery Working beyond the boundaries of nursing, you'll take a key role within our multidisciplinary academic community to shape programmes of education, inform impactful research and build strong links with practice. We are keen to speak to candidates with a background in any of the four fields of nursing. For further information – please visit our careers page: https://www.napier.ac.uk/about-us/work-with-us

Lecturers in Nursing

Opening Date:
14 Aug 2018
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30 Aug 2018
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Further your Career in Nursing with Edinburgh Napier University Why join us? Edinburgh Napier is one of the largest providers of nursing and midwifery education in Scotland; with a further significant profile across the wider UK and a strong transnational education portfolio. Our provision is unique as we are the only providers of all four fields of nursing education (adult, mental health, learning disabilities and child health) and midwifery at pre-registration level. We are an ambitious School with a clear vision; to have a positive impact on society. We know it’s our staff who will deliver that vision and so there are many opportunities for development. We have a strong reputation within the field of Adult Nursing that we are keen to develop further. Our nurse education programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level are designed for all four fields of practice and are informed by innovative applied research. To support this we are looking to recruit three lecturers in Nursing. Who Are We Looking For? These lectures will primarily support our existing pre-registration nursing programmes and the development of our new ones. They will keep integration and collaboration at the forefront of this, and will work with our other academics, ensuring that our teaching is innovative and strongly applied to practice. You will also focus on research and other scholarly activity that will shape curricula, demonstrate our impact and ensure we grow our reputation for evidence informed teaching and learning. We are keen to speak to candidates with a background in either acute adult nursing, non-medical prescribing and quality improvement. It is not essential that all applicants have a nursing qualification, but they must have a background in health and social care and be able and willing to teach on the nursing programmes. For more info, please visit our careers page: https://www.napier.ac.uk/about-us/work-with-us

Lecturer (Health and Society)

Opening Date:
09 Jul 2018
Closing Date:
21 Aug 2018
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The Hull York Medical School invites applications for Lecturer in Health & Society within the Academy of Primary Care based at the University of Hull. The Hull York Medical School is a different kind of Medical School. The joint medical school of the Universities of Hull and York, we have a reputation as one of the UKs most exciting, contemporary schools. Our innovative curriculum and focus on problem based learning and early and sustained clinical exposure ensures that students on our MB BS programme develop the problem solving, analytical and communication skills and resilience needed to deliver a high standard of care to people with complex needs and from a variety of backgrounds. The primary purpose for this role is to lead the design and delivery of educational content for our undergraduate MB BS programme in our longitudinal theme ‘Health and Society’. This aspect of our curriculum incorporates the disciplines underpinning Public Health: epidemiology; evidence-based practice; behavioural sciences; medical sociology; medical statistics; health economics and quality management. This post will be based within our new Academy of Primary Care. The Academy brings together education, research, clinical and NHS partners to champion innovative scholarship driving excellence in the design and delivery of person-centred healthcare for 21st century health needs. The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and an established national and an emerging international reputation for professional practice, scholarship and pedagogic development. To discuss this role informally, please contact: Professor Joanne Reeve (joanne.reeve@hyms.ac.uk) or Dr Steven Oliver (steven.oliver@hyms.ac.uk) For information about the Hull York Medical School visit www.hyms.ac.uk

Lecturer (Health and Society) – Band 8

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09 Jul 2018
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31 Aug 2018
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The Hull York Medical School invites applications for Lecturer in Health & Society within the Academy of Primary Care based at the University of Hull. The Hull York Medical School is a different kind of Medical School. The joint medical school of the Universities of Hull and York, we have a reputation as one of the UKs most exciting, contemporary schools. Our innovative curriculum and focus on problem based learning and early and sustained clinical exposure ensures that students on our MB BS programme develop the problem solving, analytical and communication skills and resilience needed to deliver a high standard of care to people with complex needs and from a variety of backgrounds. The primary purpose for this role is to lead the design and delivery of educational content for our undergraduate MB BS programme in our longitudinal theme ‘Health and Society’. This aspect of our curriculum incorporates the disciplines underpinning Public Health: epidemiology; evidence-based practice; behavioural sciences; medical sociology; medical statistics; health economics and quality management. This post will be based within our new Academy of Primary Care. The Academy brings together education, research, clinical and NHS partners to champion innovative scholarship driving excellence in the design and delivery of person-centred healthcare for 21st century health needs. The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and an established national and an emerging international reputation for professional practice, scholarship and pedagogic development. To discuss this role informally, please contact: Professor Joanne Reeve (joanne.reeve@hyms.ac.uk) or Dr Steven Oliver (steven.oliver@hyms.ac.uk) For information about the Hull York Medical School visit www.hyms.ac.uk

Post Doctoral Research Assistant

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31 Jul 2018
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27 Aug 2018
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We are seeking to appoint to a Post Doctoral Research Assistant to work on examining the links between metabolic dysfunction, inflammation and blood platelets. The researcher will be located between the research laboratories of Dr Francisco Rivero and Dr Roger Sturmey in the Centre for Atherothrombosis and Metabolic Disease (Hull York Medical School). This post is focused on platelet responses to metabolic stress. The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or close to submission) in a relevant area of biochemistry or molecular biology. Applicants should have experience in the isolation of blood platelets or biochemical analysis of metabolic and bioenergetic pathways. To discuss this role informally, please contact either Dr Francisco Rivero (01482 466433, Francisco.Rivero@hyms.ac.uk) or Dr Roger Sturmey, (Tel: 01482 466422, Roger.Sturmey@hyms.ac.uk) Application is by covering letter and CV upload via the University online recruitment system.

Lecturer (Health and Society) – Band 9

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09 Jul 2018
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31 Aug 2018
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The Hull York Medical School invites applications for Lecturer in Health & Society within the Academy of Primary Care based at the University of Hull. The Hull York Medical School is a different kind of Medical School. The joint medical school of the Universities of Hull and York, we have a reputation as one of the UKs most exciting, contemporary schools. Our innovative curriculum and focus on problem based learning and early and sustained clinical exposure ensures that students on our MB BS programme develop the problem solving, analytical and communication skills and resilience needed to deliver a high standard of care to people with complex needs and from a variety of backgrounds. The primary purpose for this role is to lead the design and delivery of educational content for our undergraduate MB BS programme in our longitudinal theme ‘Health and Society’. This aspect of our curriculum incorporates the disciplines underpinning Public Health: epidemiology; evidence-based practice; behavioural sciences; medical sociology; medical statistics; health economics and quality management. This post will be based within our new Academy of Primary Care. The Academy brings together education, research, clinical and NHS partners to champion innovative scholarship driving excellence in the design and delivery of person-centred healthcare for 21st century health needs. The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and an established national and an emerging international reputation for professional practice, scholarship and pedagogic development. To discuss this role informally, please contact: Professor Joanne Reeve (joanne.reeve@hyms.ac.uk) or Dr Steven Oliver (steven.oliver@hyms.ac.uk) For information about the Hull York Medical School visit www.hyms.ac.uk

Research Fellow

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23 Jul 2018
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12 Sep 2018
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Anticipated Interview Date: 26 Sept 2018 This post is part of the TAILOR Evidence Synthesis collaboration – an NIHR HTA funded project to optimise a whole-person-centred approach to stopping medicines in older people with multimorbidity and polypharmacy. A growing number of people live with the burden of problematic polypharmacy. TAILOR will generate the knowledge needed by clinicians and patients to help them make decisions about when and how to reduce burden by stopping medicines. The successful candidate will undertake a formal scoping review describing a taxonomy of current approaches to stopping medicines. You will also contribute to a realist synthesis developing a theory-based framework of best practice led by our project partners in Oxford. This post is fixed term for 18 months. To discuss this role informally, please contact Professor Joanne Reeve: joanne.reeve@hyms.ac.uk 01482 463297 or Dr Liz Mitchell: liz.mitchell@hyms.ac.uk 01482 347537 Application is by covering letter and CV upload via the University online recruitment system.

Associate Head of Department – Research and Enterprise (Nursing and Midwifery)

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03 Aug 2018
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03 Sep 2018
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The Department of Nursing and Midwifery is seeking to appoint an Associate Head of Department: Research and Enterprise on a full time, permanent basis. The Associate Head for Research and Enterprise will work across the department to contribute to the development of a strategy and develop and implement a plan to address specific issues relevant to the achievement of the department’s key performance indicators. You will oversee the delivery of the plan ensuring alignment with faculty and UWE strategy in related areas. The nature of the portfolio is likely to change from time to time to address the changing needs of the department and changing priorities as defined by the key performance indicators. You will have:
  • A PhD in a subject relevant to the role
  • Professional Registration as a Nurse or Midwife with the NMC
An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement for this role. Other benefits, in addition to salary:
  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
  • in addition you will receive up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes with a generous employer contribution;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.
We're a dynamic and modern university proudly responsible for preparing 27,000 students from 140 countries to take their next steps. With strong global and local connections, we offer an inspiring, diverse work environment where you can develop your skills and experience alongside over 3,000 staff members passionate about higher education. UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success

Research Associate

Opening Date:
08 Aug 2018
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25 Aug 2018
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The Department of Allied Health Professions is seeking to appoint a Research Associate on a part time (working 0.5 FTE), fixed term basis for 11 months. This post is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic doctoral neuroscience health researcher with experience in brain imaging. This is an Arthritis Research UK funded study and is predominantly based at University of Reading and will explore neural activity in response to visual illusions in those with and without chronic limb pain. This collaborative study, led by Dr Jenny Lewis, is in partnership with Dr Massih Moayedi, Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Dr Tim Salomons, Associate Professor at the University of Reading, Dr Roger Newport, Psychologist at Loughborough University and Professor Joanna Adams, University of Southampton The main focus of this post is to contribute to the Arthritis Research UK funded Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) study and be responsible for data collection at the University of Reading. You will recruit participants, collect and analyse brain imaging data and contribute to writing up the findings. Data collection will primarily be undertaken at MRI Imaging Facilities at University of Reading and occasionally at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath. You will have: Experience in setting up, conducting and analysing brain imaging research with proven ability to write-up research findings. A Masters in a neuroscience brain imaging related subject is essential. There will be opportunities for career and personal development through the UWE staff training courses. This post is not available on a job share basis. Other benefits, in addition to salary:
  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 days (pro rata if part time)
  • in addition you will receive up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes with a generous employer contribution
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