Academic Strategic Lead – Academic Programmes

Opening Date:
8 Jun 2017
Closing Date:
23 Jun 2017
Salary Range:

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of Nurse and Midwifery education in the North East.

The School is housed in a state of the art building, that includes accommodation that simulate both clinical and community settings providing a stimulating learning environment. Following recent academic restructuring the post of Academic Strategic Lead (Academic Programmes) has been identified as a key role to take forward the overall management of academic programmes within the School; bringing together course management under the leadership of one key role holder.

The role holder will be a member of the School Senior Leadership Team. Our vision is to provide dynamic and transformational learning, teaching and research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-being of local, national and global communities. We aim to engage with key partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high quality research that is of value to society, those using health and social care services, and the professions of nursing and midwifery.

Our current research objectives are: To build on existing research strengths by focusing work programmatically around three key thematic areas: Community Health and Wellbeing; Policy, Education and Practice; and Patient Experience/Patient Safety To build research capability and capacity by proactively nurturing staff and student research development, and by considered appointments of new staff To proactively collaborate with external partners (e.g. clinical practice; government agencies) and internal partners (RGU Schools) to ensure research quality and relevance.