Deputy Dean Practice Learning & Simulation

Opening Date:
31 Mar 2022
Closing Date:
29 Apr 2022
Salary Range:

About ARU:
ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. We are ranked in the world’s top 350 HEIs in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and in the top ten mainstream universities in the country for the proportion of UK undergraduates in employment 15 months after graduating. We have campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough with around 2,500 staff and 35,000 students from 180 countries. With a focussed civic mission, we are committed to working with others through education, research and knowledge exchange to enhance the economic, cultural and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work and live.

About the role:
The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care is the largest faculty in the university and pursues innovative approaches to develop and deliver curricula to meet the ever-changing educational needs of the Health and Social Care workforce. We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, from foundation degrees to doctoral study. Our dynamic approach ensures that our students are well supported and receive a high quality, evidence-informed, educational experience. We have a number of world-leading nursing and healthcare researchers in our faculty, and are seeking to further develop and support research, innovation and knowledge exchange.

We are recruiting for a Deputy Dean: Practice Learning & Simulation to assume strategic leadership and management of practice learning and simulation across the faculty to plan and manage the practice learning infrastructure in line with relevant PSRB standards and in response to current sector challenges.

With a PhD/Professional Doctorate, significant clinical experience and ongoing evidence of extensive CPD, you will hold a current registration with either the UK NMC or the HCPC with extensive experience of quality assurance processes and PRSB Standards and regulations. You’ll also have excellent written and oral communication skills, be IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office, and the ability to think innovatively and be able to meet deadlines. With an enthusiastic and flexible approach and good interpersonal and negotiating skills, you’ll demonstrate commitment to our values and development of the faculty.

For a confidential discussion, please contact our search advisor, Alex Albone, Berwick Partners at or +44 (0)20 7529 3061. Further information, including a candidate brochure, can be found here:

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We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.

We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.