Associate Professor in Practice Education

Opening Date:
9 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
18 Apr 2021
Salary Range:

The Role
Take this high profile role, and you will provide professional and academic leadership for practice education. We will look to you to lead and develop high quality, renowned practice education across our programmes, providing quality, continuous improvement, monitoring and evaluation of the provision that falls within this portfolio. You will provide leadership for a team and key stakeholders on policy and practice that meets professional body standards. As a respected professional and academic, you will work to enhance our local and national connections and profile.

The Person
You will come to us with a credible background in the nursing / healthcare profession together with an impressive track record of advancing practice education through innovation and integrated academic practice. A flair for project management is desirable. Your ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students and inspire them to learn will set you apart. You will be an excellent communicator and collaborator who enjoys working with colleagues from across the school’s disciplines and key stakeholders.

Applicants will be required to demonstrate that they meet the Kingston University standards in learning and teaching, and research. By the end of the probation period, you must have achieved the relevant level of UKPSF recognition (if this has not already been obtained). These qualifications will be matched by considerable experience of practice education.

School of Nursing
Our people are passionate about developing nurses for the future, in each of the four fields of nursing – adult, child, learning disability and mental health. We support our students to ensure they get the skills and knowledge they need to make a lasting impact on society. As part of the joint faculty with St George’s, University of London, we have access to industry-leading research for nursing and health professions.

Further information
This is a full time, permanent role with a starting salary of £53,463 per annum.
Interviews will be held on Friday 7 May 2021.
If you require further information about this role, please contact Mrs Karen Elcock (, Deputy Head of School of Nursing.

To apply follow the link below.

Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.