Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer Positive Behavioural Support

Opening Date:
8 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
25 Nov 2018
Salary Range:

The Department of Nursing Midwifery& Health is seeking applications from excellent candidates with an internationally recognised qualification and national /international reputation in Positive Behavioural Support.

The role holder will be responsible for the leadership, design, development and delivery of high-quality research-led Positive Behavioural Support programmes within the department, delivered at scale via blended learning which lead to competence in PBS. The programmes are part of a regional innovation and require the ability to engage and work effectively with a range of strategic partners.

The role holder will be expected to:

  • Contribute to delivering the Faculty’s strategic priorities, which include the integration of excellent teaching, high quality research, emerging business and regional engagement development activities within an academic context.
  • Supervise undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students.
  • Engage in research activities, delivering appropriate high-quality academic outputs to strengthen a future REF submission for our research theme in integrated health & social care which support the workforce development impact case study agenda.
  • Develop internal and external collaborations, and income generation, through submission of competitive research or enterprise funding applications

The successful candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent and will have developed an excellent publication and research track record. It is essential that they have exceptional written and verbal communication skills; relevant teaching and postgraduate supervisory experience; people and organisational leadership skills; and the ability to develop and ‘win’ significant external funding bids. They should also be able to demonstrate a willingness to work as part of a team and to take on administrative and management tasks.