Associate Professor in Nursing

Opening Date:
25 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
22 Apr 2021
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor of Nursing (any Field), with a national profile in relation to nursing education and a growing international portfolio of nursing focused research and scholarship.

If you are a passionate about the nursing profession and preparing future nurses, then this is the role for you! You will be joining a vibrant academic team who work with other colleagues across the school as part of a supportive, collaborative interprofessional community. We will expect you to represent us nationally and internationally as a nurse education ambassador for the School and University.

As a member of the nursing subject group within the School, you will provide leadership of the academic team in partnership with the Head of Subject and others. You will contribute to the delivery of the nursing programmes at all levels and will support nursing academic colleagues with the development of their research capacity, grant writing and publications.

You will be supported in the role to further develop your own academic career in your identified academic pathway (Professional Practice, Learning & Teaching, Research or Business & Enterprise) through access to a range of resources available to all University staff and through a coaching approach to personal development. We work in an inclusive way and can support flexible and remote working. We will also consider applications for part-time time working, job sharing and secondments.

If you’re excited at the prospect of joining our fantastic interprofessional team as an Associate Professor in nursing then we’d love to receive an application from you!

Essential requirements

  • Qualification in relevant discipline at least to postgraduate level.
  • Professional qualifications relevant to discipline.
  • Current registration with the relevant Professional Statutory Regulatory Body for the role.
  • Profile that demonstrates at least national standing and some international engagement.
  • Generation of external income.

Desirable requirements

  • Doctoral level qualification.

How will we reward you?

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefit package.


  • Associate Professor £51,034 – £59,135 per annum (Grade 7)

Additional Information

For more information regarding this position please contact Mark Johnston,

Application closing date: Thursday 22nd April (Midnight)

Please note due to COVID-19 it is possible that interviews will take place via video conferencing.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.