Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
6 Feb 2014
Closing Date:
27 Feb 2014
Salary Range:

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Plymouth University is investing in a range of appointments at Lecturer and Senior Academic level to drive up our teaching excellence and research capacity in areas of strategic importance in health and social care. We are expanding our provision and are committed to building and sustaining effective partnerships in programme development to meet workforce need, excellence in teaching, innovation and co-produced research. Central to this strategy is our development of a clinical school model with four professorial led research units in local NHS Trusts. Our strong ethos is on widening participation in student recruitment and innovative academic opportunities to engage our alumni.

We are looking to appoint an appropriately qualified and experienced candidate as part of our strategy to strengthen our teaching and research. You will possess strong academic leadership skills and a track record of research to contribute to the School’s research programme. We offer undergraduate programmes, postgraduate provision and CPD. We encourage applications from highly motivated individuals with experience of mental health nursing to provide academic leadership. You will be expected to develop effective working relationships with external stakeholders.
You should possess appropriate professional qualifications, registration on Sub Part 1 of the NMC register is essential, relevant post registration experience as a Mental Health Nurse, a Higher Degree in health or a related subject, and an NMC recorded teaching qualification.
This position is full-time working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Dr Ann Humphreys, Head of School, Nursing & Midwifery on 01752 586501 or email

Applications must be made through the University website