Jobs: Scotland

Professor/Reader (Teaching and Research)

Opening Date:
15 Jul 2024
Closing Date:
29 Jul 2024
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Reader Grade 9 (£57,696 - £64,914) or Professor Grade 10 (£66, 857 minimum per annum) Do you have a passion for transforming lives through education and research in a growing School of Health Sciences? The role We are seeking exceptional candidates to enhance research and education excellence in the School of Health Sciences, to strengthen our academic leadership capacity and oversee the development of research programmes within the School. Candidates will have an international reputation for excellent and impactful research, underpinned by substantial successful external grant funding as Principal Investigator, and evidence of world leading (4* REF) research  publications. The ideal candidate will undertake excellent research aligned with the School’s primary research themes: Understanding health, Innovation in health and/or Improving health service delivery. Current research is organised in five groups: healthy active ageing; improvement and implementation research; long term conditions; substance use; and mother, infant and child health research. Our research groups work collaboratively within and across complementary topic or methodological areas. The post includes teaching and research contributions, dependent on existing grant funding and the needs of the School. We welcome applications from people who meet the essential criteria and we are keen to attract applicants with applied health sciences research expertise and experience. Key components of the role include:
  • Collaborative research including leading large funding proposals, undertaking research and producing high quality publications.
  • Attracting and supervising postgraduate students.
  • Excellence in education and the student experience.
  • Other high-quality research, leadership and engagement activities.
Essential and desirable criteria for the posts are set out in the further particulars. About you We are looking for someone committed to high quality impactful research and teaching excellence. You will be passionate about research and be motivated to provide the very best experience for our students. We are open to any health-related background/expertise and are particularly interested in applicants who can demonstrate strong methodological expertise. You may be a registered health professional or researcher currently working in a clinical area, education or research. You must be educated to PhD level. The School has campuses in Dundee and Kirkcaldy. Successful candidates can negotiate which of these will be their base. However, candidates must travel between campuses for teaching and other activities. We support hybrid working. Our inclusive workplace offers family friendly policies, staff networks for BAME, disabled and LGBTQ+ staff, membership of Athena SWAN, and the Race Equality Charter. To arrange an informal discussion about the post, please contact healthsciences-schooloffice@dundee.ac.uk Interviews for this appointment are scheduled for Thursday 29 August 2024. Where possible the interviews will be in person in Dundee.

Reader / Professor in Applied Maternal, Child and Infant Health Research (Teaching and Research)

Opening Date:
15 Jul 2024
Closing Date:
29 Jul 2024
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Reader Grade 9 (£57,696 - £64,914) or Professor Grade 10 (£66, 857 minimum per annum) Do you have a passion for transforming lives through education and research in a growing School of Health Sciences? The role We are seeking exceptional candidates for the role of Reader or Professor in Applied Maternal, Child and Infant Health Research. The ideal candidate will undertake excellent research aligned with the School’s primary research themes: Understanding health, Innovation in health and/or Improving health service delivery. The successful candidate will join the Mother, Infant and Child Health research group, a vibrant, multi-disciplinary team with interests spanning quality of maternity care, infant feeding, perinatal mental health and adverse childhood experiences. We are interested in individuals with expertise in (but not limited to) quality of maternity care, perinatal mental health, global maternal and infant health, and marginalised populations. The successful applicant will strengthen our academic leadership, developing and sustaining research programmes within the School, and supporting teams to flourish. Candidates will have an international reputation for, and track record of, excellent and impactful research, underpinned by substantial external grant funding as Principal Investigator, and evidence of world-leading (REF 4*) publications. The post includes teaching and research contributions, dependent on existing grant funding and the needs of the School. We welcome applications from people who meet the essential criteria and we are keen to attract applicants with applied health sciences research expertise and experience. Key components of the role include:
  • Collaborative research including leading large funding proposals, undertaking research and producing high quality publications.
  • Attracting and supervising postgraduate students.
  • Excellence in education and the student experience.
  • Other high-quality research, leadership and engagement activities
Essential and desirable criteria for the posts are set out in the further particulars. About you We are looking for someone committed to high quality impactful research and teaching excellence. You will be passionate about research and be motivated to provide the very best experience for our students. We are open to any health-related background/expertise and are particularly interested in applicants who demonstrate strong methodological expertise and a passion for reducing inequalities in maternal and infant health. You may be a registered health professional or researcher currently working in a clinical area, education or research. You must be educated to PhD level. The School has campuses in Dundee and Kirkcaldy. Successful candidates can negotiate which of these will be their base. However, candidates must travel between campuses for teaching and other activities. We support hybrid working. Our inclusive workplace offers family friendly policies, staff networks for BAME, disabled and LGBTQ+ staff, membership of Athena SWAN, and the Race Equality Charter. To arrange an informal discussion about the post, please contact healthsciences-schooloffice@dundee.ac.uk Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 20 August 2024. Where possible the interviews will be in person in Dundee.

External Examiner – Graduate Certificate in Practice Learning (Social Services)

Opening Date:
11 Jul 2024
Closing Date:
12 Aug 2024
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The School of Health and Social Care at Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus) is seeking to appoint a new external examiner for our Graduate Certificate in Practice Learning (Social Services) programme. This is an SCQF Level 10 programme designed to equip qualified social workers with the knowledge, skills and values required to take on the role of practice educators for social work students. This is a four-year tenure which would commence on 31st December 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter and end on 31st December 2028. The successful applicant will be required to attend three Programme Assessment Boards per year (held online) and submit an annual report. Essential Criteria:
  • A professional qualification in social work recognised for the purposes of registration with the Scottish Social Services Council
  • A professional qualification in social work practice learning
  • An appropriate academic qualification to at least the level of the qualification being examined
  • Significant experience and expertise in social work practice learning
  • Competence and experience related to designing and delivering assessment tasks and enhancement of the student learning experience
Desirable Criteria:
  • Prior experience as an external examiner
  • Fellow/Senior Fellow of Advance HE
If you are interested in applying and have the relevant experience, please submit your CV by email to Dr Sarah Rose, Programme Leader (s.rose@napier.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is Monday 12th August 2024. Please note, all applications are subject to approval by the University. If you wish to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Dr Sarah Rose by email (s.rose@napier.ac.uk) or telephone (0131 455 4685).

External examiner- BSc Paramedic Practice

Opening Date:
27 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2024
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Robert Gordon University are seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified External Examiner whose responsibilities will primarily focus on the BSc Paramedic Practice course. Potential applicants will be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Paramedic. The university criteria for the appointment of external examiners are: (i) An external examiner’s academic and/or professional qualifications shall be appropriate both in terms of the level and the subject(s) of such qualifications to match the general requirement of the assessed subject(s). (ii) An external examiner shall have appropriate standing, expertise and experience in their subject or discipline to ensure the maintenance of academic standards; such standards shall reflect the general expectations of higher education relative to national standards for the particular subject or discipline. (iii) An external examiner shall normally have recent examining or academically comparable experience which shall be adequate to the requirements of the subject area to be examined. All appointments are subject to approval by the Academic Board. Induction to the School will be arranged on appointment. Commencement date: September 2024 and for a tenure of four years. For an informal discussion please contact Keiran Bellis (Course Leader, BSc Paramedic Practice) - k.bellis@rgu.ac.uk Applications in the form of a detailed CV should be submitted to SNMPDeansOffice@rgu.ac.uk For information on the BSc Paramedic Practice course, module content, and structure see: https://www4.rgu.ac.uk/coursedb/

External Examiner – BSc (post-registration) and MSc Programmes in Healthcare

Opening Date:
25 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
26 Jul 2024
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The School of Health Sciences, University of Dundee is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our healthcare BSc (post-registration) and MSc Programmes. We offer programmes in leadership, quality improvement and patient safety, advanced practice and nursing. You would be asked to review work by students on a range of nursing, advanced practice, community and mental health modules and dissertations. External Examiners are also asked to undertake related activities, such as reviewing exam papers and new assessments. Depending on workload, the successful candidate may also be asked to examine other Post Qualifying and Postgraduate modules. The University requires that External Examiners have qualifications at least equivalent to the Programme being examined, so the successful applicant will possess a Masters Degree and should be NMC registered. A teaching qualification recorded with the NMC or Fellow of Higher Education Academy is also required. We would welcome applications from both those with and those without previous external examining experience and would be delighted to offer support and guidance to any successful candidates who are new to external examining. All appointments will be from 1st September 2024 and will be initially for a four-year period. The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview, which includes a link to the ‘Guidance on External Examining of Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes including the Conduct of Examination Boards’, can be found at: https://www.dundee.ac.uk/quality-framework/standards/assessment For further information please contact: Ginny Henderson Head of Studies (Post-qualifying/Postgraduate) School of Health Sciences University of Dundee Telephone: 01382 386875 Email: v.henderson@dundee.ac.uk Please forward expressions of interest, together with your CV to Morgan Hamilton at HealthSciences-QA@dundee.ac.uk