Associate Professor/Professor in Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
18 Mar 2016
Closing Date:
17 Apr 2016
Salary Range:

The Department of Children’s Nursing is led by Dr Alison Twycross. We currently support just under 1,000 students studying pre-registration children’s nursing programmes, as well as a range of post-registration and postgraduate programmes and currently run the only masters in children’s advanced nursing practice course in the UK. We send our students to a number of hospitals across London including the Evelina London Children’s Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital.

We wish to appoint a senior academic to support the Head of Department in providing academic leadership in the development of learning, teaching and assessment across the pre-registration children’s nursing programmes.

Requirements for the posts are:

  • Doctoral qualification in an area of study that is directly relevant to children’s nursing or equivalent (essential for professorial role; desirable for associate professor role).
  •  Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a children’s nurse.
  •  A recognised teaching qualification that is recorded with the NMC
  •  Significant post-registration clinical experience as a children’s nurse
  •  Significant experience in Higher Education
  •  A track record in research or scholarly activity in children’s nursing

To apply for the professorial role you will need to have evidence of:

  • A national and international reputation in their area of specialism
  • Evidence of successful academic leadership and management
  • An extensive list of publications in international peer reviewed health and social care journals, including a high number of lead author publications
  • A track record of successful grant applications
  • A track record of successful doctoral student completions

Further information about this post is available from:
Dr Alison Twycross
Head of Department
Phone: 020 7815 8419

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 17th April 2016

Interview Date: Wednesday 4th May 2016