Associate Professor Skills and Simulation

Opening Date:
2 Feb 2023
Closing Date:
20 Feb 2023
Salary Range:

Ref: REQ8354

We are seeking applications from experienced and highly motivated candidates who have a strong track record in research and education in clinical skills and simulated learning. As an associate professor in the area, you will also be an experienced clinician and/or clinical academic, with a strong interest in simulation and clinical skills education. The post holder will work closely with the Deans and Subject leads across the multi-professional clinical skills and simulation team; supported by the Associate Dean for Quality. You will also take a lead role in informing the facilities expansion plans as they unfold in line with the OfS funding. You will also be expected to liaise with external stakeholders to lead business development, CPD and Knowledge exchange in this area.

You will be supported in the role to further develop your own academic career in your identified academic pathway (Learning & Teaching, enterprise, research or professional practice) through access to a range of resources available to all University staff and through a coaching approach to personal development.

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

Essential requirements

  • Doctoral level qualification (or working towards) in relevant discipline.
  • 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 with strong links within the industry

Additional information:

Candidates from all backgrounds are welcome to apply and we particular encourage applications from black and minority ethnic groups.

It is expected that the successful candidate will be flexible with the ability to work independently and to use their own initiative, while also contributing to the various programme, research and scholarly activity teams they will be part of. This is an exciting time to join the vibrant and inter-professional Institute of Health and Social Care and from our base in central London, we have a wide reach with a network of partners both nationally and internationally.

Details about the role

This post is offered on a full time (35 hours per week) and permanent basis. Part time job share applications will also be considered.

Please note that the University is operating a hybrid working model which means a mix of working on site and from home, confirmation of days worked on campus are arranged with the line manager.

Application process

To apply, please complete our online application form ensuring to address the essential selection criteria in the ‘Evidence for selection criteria’ section.

For an informal discussion, please contact: Rachel Picton on

Interview and assessment process

Closing Date: midnight, Monday 20th February 2023
Interviews will be held on Monday 20th March 2023
Please Note: The Job Reference # for this post is REQ8354

Employment Visa: Under the UK Governments PSB scheme this role meets the criteria to be sponsored by LSBU for a Skilled Worker Route (SWR) application.