Associate Head of School

Opening Date:
1 Jun 2017
Closing Date:
19 Jun 2017
Salary Range:

Birmingham City University
Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Associate Professor/Associate Head of School

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is a thriving, innovative and dynamic environment as demonstrated by its rising position within the Complete University League tables, with the overall institution position for Nursing and Midwifery improving from 46th in 2014 to 28th in 2018, coupled with this, the School is now the best performing JACS code area in the University. NSS overall satisfaction for the school reached 88% for 2016 and is on course for further improvement.

We are seeking an exceptional candidate to join us as Associate Head of School, to work closely with the Head of School and their team of Heads of Departments. As a key member of the Faculty’s leadership team, you will be expected to support the Head of School in providing strategic direction and academic leadership for the School of Nursing and Midwifery, making a considerable contribution to University and Faculty priorities.

Applicants should have or be working towards a PhD/ Doctorate, plus a post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline, hold a professional registration with NMC, plus a developing record of research/scholarly activity with recognition at a national level.

Proven academic leadership in higher education or practice education, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a clear understanding of the direction of travel required for the development of Nursing and Midwifery Education for 2020 and beyond for the School and Faculty is also a requirement of the post holder.

For an informal discussion, please contact Carol Doyle, Head of School tel. 0121 331 6160 For more information and to apply, please visit

Birmingham City University seeks to be a single status employer and benefits include up to 32 days annual holiday, an index linked contributory pension scheme and employee medical scheme