Assistant Head of Department (Department of Nursing and Midwifery)

Opening Date:
28 Mar 2022
Closing Date:
17 Apr 2022
Salary Range:

We are seeking a suitably experienced and enthusiastic individual to become the Assistant Head of Department in the Department of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of the Highlands and Islands.

Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, we have a campus in Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands, and in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. We provide accessible, evidence informed education for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals including undergraduate and postgraduate students and are committed to supporting our students to make a significant contribution to the care of patients and the public.

The Department of Nursing and Midwifery is part of the university’s School of Health, Social Care and Life Sciences that brings together all health researchers and related teaching at UHI. This role will provide leadership, support, and academic direction to ensure the quality of delivery and curriculum across the department’s academic portfolio is continually enhanced and improved.

The Assistant Head of Department will provide strategic leadership for the whole student journey and experience across all programmes. Applicants will be supported to maintain an active academic portfolio with either a research or pedagogical focus that produces high quality outputs.