Jobs: South West

Associate Professor – Clinical Research (0.4 FTE)

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
23 Mar 2021
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About us: The Department of Nursing and Midwifery, in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor who is able to contribute to excellent research, practice development and teaching. In particular, you will be required to support excellence in research with impact in clinical research, professional practice, teaching and learning, and other aspects of knowledge exchange and/or knowledge transfer. Producing high quality outputs and securing external funding in line with the University’s strategic ambitions is key. In this role you will lead in an area of clinical research with links to one or more of the existing Centre for Health and Clinical Research (CHCR) themes of PROactive (pain, rehabilitation and innovation), MAMBO (musculoskeletal assessment, management, behaviour and outcomes), ACTIoN (Assessment, Care, Treatment in Neurology), Emergency Care, Knowledge Mobilisation and/or Children Young People and Families to develop a collaborative approach. You will is also be expected to establish collaboration with other Research Centres within and external to the Faculty. About you: We are seeking someone who has completed a doctorate and has a research portfolio in an area of clinical research. Ideally you will have registration as a health professional. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of securing externally funded research grants and have a strong record of high quality published outputs. You will be able to support building research capacity and capability through working with colleagues in the Department of Nursing and Midwifery. You will also be expected to link with key regional and national initiatives relevant to nursing research including Bristol Health Partners, ARC West (Applied Research Collaboration West), AHSN (Academic Health Science Network), Council of Deans of Health and the Florence Nightingale Foundation. UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims. We are a well-established university with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,800 staff. UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West; we are globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections. This post is a permanent and part-time working a 40% contract. If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Professor Fiona Cramp on 0117 328 8501, fiona.cramp@uwe.ac.uk For further information and to apply, please visit our website: uwe.ac.uk/jobs and search for 'clinical'

External Examiner – Joint BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions), CPD modules

Opening Date:
22 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
30 May 2021
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External Examiner to look at a variety of CPD level 5,6 and 7 modules which feed in to the BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care programme and the MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions) programme. These programmes are run jointly and based within the Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. They are a ‘step-on’, ‘step-off’ range of modules; over 100 of these modules are delivered in partnership with our local NHS Trusts. Individuals must have with the relevant background, current NMC registration and the appropriate experience and interest to join our External Examiner team. Within our programmes, we offer a variety of clinical and web-based learning modules that are designed to enable a range of students to build a CPD pathway that reflects their area of practice/career. You will need to have a degree of flexibility as modules can come and go within the programme. The appointment will be for 4 years from 01/08/2021 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend up to three assessment panels a year (in March, June and November) and the submission of external examiner reports
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (for example, OSCE or oral presentation)
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by 30th May 2021 or for further information email: sharon.russell@plymouth.ac.uk

Senior Lecturer (Academic) in Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
22 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
17 Mar 2021
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Ref: HSS260 Starting salary from £41,526 - £49,553 per annum with further progression opportunities to £54,131 Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community. The Department of Nursing Science is an established, vibrant and supportive academic community. Our team are committed to developing the next generation of skilled and compassionate practitioners, having been engaged in developing the nursing workforce for over 25 years. The Department is developing a strong research foundation focused on the Nursing for Long-term Health Research Centre working in collaboration with research centres across the University. As Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing, you will be able to meet the BU 2025 fusion agenda of Research, Education and Professional Practice. Enthusiastic about student-centred pedagogy, you will contribute to education delivery, including programme management as required, across the range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You will also make a significant contribution to employability, and professional engagement with relevant internal and external organisations, at a regional and national level. You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement. Applications are welcomed from registrants on Part 1 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register (Adult Nurse) who have relevant teaching experience. For further information and discussion, please contact by email sgreen@bournemouth.ac.uk A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please email hrvacancies@bournemouth.ac.uk quoting the appropriate reference (HSS260). BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment. We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society. To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements. Closing Date: (Midnight) Wednesday 17 March 2021 Interview Date: TBC www.bournemouth.ac.uk/academic-jobs

External Academic Advisors – Programme Approval – BSc (Hons) Nursing (adult health, child health, mental health including Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship); FdSc Pre-registration Nursing Associate

Opening Date:
16 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
14 Mar 2021
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The School of Nursing and Midwifery at University of Plymouth (UoP) is currently looking to appoint an Academic External Advisor to act as a member of the Panel at the approval event for the proposed BSc (Hons) Nursing (adult health, child health, mental health) including Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship and the FdSC Pre-registration Nursing Associate. This programme is in collaboration with Petroc College, North Devon, developing a partnership site for delivery of the UoP NMC approved programmes. The Academic External Advisor will be required to review programme documentation prior to the approval meeting on the 6th May 2021 and will be invited to contribute to discussions at the meeting about the proposed partnership delivery of the programmes as part of a Panel comprising of University representatives to determine approval. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced colleagues that meet the criteria below:- Holds current registration with the NMC as a nurse
  • has not been a member of staff at University of Plymouth or Petroc College or at any of our partner institutions/Colleges in the last 5 years
  • has not been a student at University of Plymouth or Petroc College or at any of our partner institutions/Colleges in the last 5 years (this includes Petroc College)
  • has not been an External Examiner at University of Plymouth/Petroc College or any of our partner institutions/Colleges in the past 5 years (this includes reciprocal arrangements where a University of Plymouth or Petroc College member of academic staff has been an External Examiner at the nominee’s HEI)
  • has not worked collaboratively with any member of staff involved in bringing forward the proposal (e.g. on research papers/publications)
  • has not had direct responsibility for providing placements for students from this or another related programme
  • is independent of the proposed programme i.e. if they have not participated in the planning process
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Caroline Jamison: caroline.jamison@plymouth.ac.uk.

Senior Lecturer (Academic) in Advanced Clinical Practice (0.8 FTE)

Opening Date:
11 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
11 Mar 2021
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Are you an Advanced Clinical Practice academic? Do you feel passionate about influencing the future for the ACP workforce, being part of a pro-active and highly motivated ACP team delivering ACP education across the South of England? Then why not consider joining our team and being part of a highly regarded ACP programme team, developing your career and aspirations here on the South Coast. As a Senior Lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice, you will be the programme leader for our portfolio of Advanced Clinical Practice programmes. This expanding and contemporary portfolio includes both apprenticeship and non-apprenticeship routes which span across the South of England. As Senior Lecturer Advanced Clinical Practice you will be expected to meet the BU 2025 fusion agenda of blending Research, Education and Professional practice. You will be expected to demonstrate current knowledge in Advanced Clinical Practice and actively contribute to the leadership of the ACP programmes and teaching at postgraduate level. You will be committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement. You will have current UK health professional registration with the NMC or HCPC and extensive experience within Advanced Clinical Practice. You will also have a relevant teaching qualification. The vision of the Department of Nursing Science is to provide high-quality education and research that supports excellence in practice to the benefit of all those who access healthcare, nationally and globally. The department is a supportive and vibrant community of staff, practitioners, students and service users who work in collaboratively. The department prepares nursing students from three fields of nursing and postgraduate health professionals for a future in interdisciplinary team working, promoting population health, providing strong leadership, undertaking research, innovating and transforming services, providing safe care, and demonstrating person-centred professional values. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively within Bournemouth University and with external partners to develop an excellent student experience and research outputs relevant to Advanced Clinical Practice. The Department is committed to supporting and developing its staff to pursue high quality research, teaching and practice. You will be qualified to Doctoral level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

External Examiner – MPsych (Hons) / MSc Advanced Psychology MPsych (Hons) / MSc Human Neuroscience and School of Psychology

Opening Date:
25 Jan 2021
Closing Date:
14 Mar 2021
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MPsych (Hons) / MSc Advanced Psychology and MPsych (Hons) / MSc Human Neuroscience programmes. The programmes are based within the School of Psychology, Faculty of Health. Examples of modules requiring review include:
  • Asking psychological questions: epistemology and strategy for formulating psychological research
  • Advanced research design for psychology
  • Data fluency: processing, visualising and analysing data for reproducible research
  • Advanced techniques for psychological research
  • Advanced interpretative methods
  • Communicating psychological research
  • Issues in cognitive and brain science
  • Advanced psychological research project
  • Foundations and applications of neuroimaging and neurostimulation
  • Advanced practice in neuroimaging and neurostimulation
  • Neuroscience research project
Further information on the programmes can be accessed via the following links: The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching and examining at a UK HE institution and have specific subject knowledge in relation to the examples of the modules given above. The appointment will be for 4 years, commencing 1st August 2021. The commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (for example, OSCE or oral presentation)
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Zoom in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process (subject to national restrictions due to Covid-19).
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by Sunday 14th March 2021 or for further information please contact: MPsych (Hons) / MSc Advanced Psychology lead: christopher.berry@plymouth.ac.uk or MPsych (Hons) / MSc Human Neuroscience lead: giorgio.ganis@plymouth.ac.uk