Associate Professor of Nursing (Teaching-Focused Career Path)

Opening Date:
21 Nov 2017
Closing Date:
7 Dec 2017
Institution:
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Salary Range:

Associate Professor of Nursing (Teaching-Focused Career Path)
College of Life Sciences
School of Allied Health Professions
Salary Grade 9 – £50,618 to £56,950 per annum
Full-time, permanent contract
Ref: CLS00038

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

The Associate Professor of Nursing is a key position within the University that will provide an opportunity for the right person to contribute to the development, growth and success of the undergraduate nursing education provision.

You will support the establishment of a an undergraduate pre-registration dual-registration (child and mental health/adult and mental health Nursing with leadership programme as part of the new School of Allied Health Professionals, launching in 2018.

Working with local NHS Trusts, the University is looking to advance new curricula in Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, to complement the existing Operating Department Practitioner undergraduate programme.

In this role you will undertake curriculum development, programme leadership, teaching, scholarship and other activities to enhance the work of the School of Allied Health Professions and the College of Life Sciences. You will be expected to contribute to engagement and/or enterprise activities in support of your own work and that of the School of Allied Health Professions within the College of Life Sciences. You will play an active role within the School of Allied Health Professions and contribute to its wider running, offering leadership to both colleagues and students.

Our approach to the academic career structure encourages a balance between breadth and specialisation. We highlight the central importance of teaching and research while encouraging all colleagues to develop their contributions to and achievements in areas such as enterprise, engagement, citizenship and leadership. You will be an innovator in learning practice, who will develop and promote best practice across the institution.

Please contact Professor David Clarke (djgc1@leicester.ac.uk) if you would like to make an enquiry about the role or arrange an informal visit.

The closing date for this post is midnight on 07 December 2017.

We anticipate that assessments will take place on 12 January 2018.

Click here and search for the reference number CLS00038 for more information and to apply.