Associate Professor – Child Health

Opening Date:
26 Aug 2019
Closing Date:
23 Sep 2019
Salary Range:

We are currently looking for an Associate Professor in Child Health Nursing to join our School of Health & Social Care on a full time basis. We will be appointing to our Professional Practice or Learning & Teaching pathway.

Edinburgh Napier is one of the largest providers of nursing and midwifery education in Scotland with a strong inter-professional and transnational education portfolio. Uniquely, in Scotland, the School offers midwifery and all four fields of practice in nursing: adult, child health, mental health and learning disabilities.

We are committed to growing our academic reputation and providing an unrivalled student experience. The school is structured into a number of themes that signify our areas of strength and growth; these consist of programmes of education, research, enterprise (CPD and Consultancy) and professional practice. Our large facility is versatile and covers everything from a critical care unit and clinical ward to a home environment and is utilised to facilitate learning and simulations to a number of external organisations and private companies.

The Role
As Associate Professor, you will be an academic leader delivering high quality, student centred teaching, underpinned by academic scholarship, to our Child Health Nursing students within our Bachelor and Masters in Nursing programmes. You will also be expected to support other educational programmes delivered by the School. You will have a leading role in enhancing the School’s research profile within Child Health by developing research proposals and external funding bids, designing and leading on research projects, ensuring their effective management and delivery of high quality outcomes. This post is within the School’s Women, Children and Families Theme. You will lead and develop internal and external networks in order to foster collaboration and share information/ideas to promote the subject specialism, Theme, school and the University.

For more information regarding this position please contact Dr Nicola Ring on School Lead: Women, Children and Families Theme