Associate Professor – Life Limiting Conditions

Opening Date:
3 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
26 Feb 2020
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, the successful candidate will be required to support excellence in research with impact into Life Limiting Conditions, 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 a key. The post-holder will lead in the area of life limiting conditions 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) and/or Child Health to develop a collaborative approach. The post-holder is also expected to establish collaboration with other Research Centres within and external to the Faculty.

About you: We are seeking an NMC registered nurse who has completed a doctorate and has a research portfolio in the area of Life Limiting Conditions. 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.

Further information

This post is a permanent and full-time working contract.

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Dr Sally Dowling on 0117 328 8874 or email:

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