School of Health and Life Sciences
Full time: 35 hours per week
Campus: Based on Paisley campus however the post holder will be required to work across UWS Campuses as required
Salary: AC4 – £54,420 – £63,059 per annum
THE POST – AC4* Senior Lecturer Mental Health Nursing
The School of Health & Life Sciences are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative individual with a PhD (or be nearing completion) who has experience of mental health nursing, academia, supervision of students and team leadership.
As a Senior Lecturer, you will share academic leadership and management for the Division, including line management. You will take a lead role in the design, development, and delivery of a range of undergraduate and postgraduate academic programmes within the division, engaging in academic quality assurance and enhancement activity such as to ensure high standards and regulatory/ professional body compliance. Thus, experience of learning and teaching in higher education with a desire to develop, innovative methods to enhance the student experience across our programmes is essential. You will contribute to the development of research and enterprise across the Division, supporting income generation and growth in these key areas of Divisional and School activity.
A Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) registration is essential for this post.
UWS was named Higher Educational Institution of the Year in The Herald Higher Education Awards 2022 and is officially ranked by Times Higher Education in the top 600 universities worldwide (2022 World University Rankings) as well as in the top 150 universities worldwide under 50 years old (2022 Young University Rankings).
University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s largest and most dynamic modern universities. Our reach across the country, together with our London campus, means that UWS is a significant force in global knowledge creation, innovation, and a leading provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree education. Our degrees provide students with a transformational experience; equipping them with highly sought-after graduate skills that set them up for global success in world-leading sectors, industries and businesses.
With cutting-edge courses, modern pedagogy, and practical knowledge, we enable our students and staff to experience the joy of learning, teaching, research and innovation, and apply their knowledge for the benefit of others.
The School of Health & Life Sciences at UWS offers innovative teaching and research opportunities, firmly focused on the real-world challenges facing the healthcare and life sciences sectors.
The Division of Mental Health Nursing & Integrated Practice is the largest provider of pre-registration mental health nurse education in Scotland and has a broad portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes exploring older people and dementia, psychological therapies, mental health practice, forensic mental health, and person-centred integrated care.
You will join a supportive and committed team, where you will play a key role in continuing to establish the University as a force for good. Our students benefit from studying in modern learning facilities – among the very best in the country – and the strong links we have with partner organisations across the private, public and third sectors. Find out more about our School of Health & Life Sciences.