Associate Professor – Clinical Research (0.4 FTE)

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
23 Mar 2021
Salary Range:

About us: The Department of Nursing and Midwifery, in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor who is able to contribute to excellent research, practice development and teaching. In particular, you will be required to support excellence in research with impact in clinical research, professional practice, teaching and learning, and other aspects of knowledge exchange and/or knowledge transfer. Producing high quality outputs and securing external funding in line with the University’s strategic ambitions is key. In this role you will lead in an area of clinical research with links to one or more of the existing Centre for Health and Clinical Research (CHCR) themes of PROactive (pain, rehabilitation and innovation), MAMBO (musculoskeletal assessment, management, behaviour and outcomes), ACTIoN (Assessment, Care, Treatment in Neurology), Emergency Care, Knowledge Mobilisation and/or Children Young People and Families to develop a collaborative approach. You will is also be expected to establish collaboration with other Research Centres within and external to the Faculty.

About you: We are seeking someone who has completed a doctorate and has a research portfolio in an area of clinical research. Ideally you will have registration as a health professional. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of securing externally funded research grants and have a strong record of high quality published outputs. You will be able to support building research capacity and capability through working with colleagues in the Department of Nursing and Midwifery. You will also be expected to link with key regional and national initiatives relevant to nursing research including Bristol Health Partners, ARC West (Applied Research Collaboration West), AHSN (Academic Health Science Network), Council of Deans of Health and the Florence Nightingale Foundation.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are a well-established university with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,800 staff. UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West; we are globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections.

This post is a permanent and part-time working a 40% contract.

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Professor Fiona Cramp on 0117 328 8501,

For further information and to apply, please visit our website: and search for ‘clinical’