Deputy Head of Division, Professor/ Reader in Nursing

Opening Date:
22 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
8 May 2022
Salary Range:

Job reference

Grade 9 (£51,799 – £60,022) Reader. Appointment at Professor level may be possible to a candidate with the necessary criteria.

Full Time, permanent. We are seeking a dynamic academic leader to embrace the strategic responsibilities of leading the University’s Division of Nursing and Paramedic Science. The role offers development of leadership, management and research opportunities for the individual and growth of an experienced team of Academic and Professional staff.

The role
The Deputy Head of Nursing and Paramedic Science manages and leads the team of academic and professional staff and drives forward the person-centred culture for which the Divisions’ have a global reputation. The Division’s operationalise this culture through a Shared Governance model of working, and the Deputy Head of Division in Nursing and Paramedic Science will work with the Head of Division to continue this distributive/collective leadership model of working and maintaining responsibility for specific functions as required by the university. The Division of Nursing and Paramedic Science is a ‘Practice Academy’ and all academic staff are expected to have strong practice partnerships that are developed and maintained as a member of the team. Additionally the role holder will enhance the growth of person centered research within the Division.

About you
You will be an accomplished academic in Nursing with a successful track record in nursing/paramedic science with demonstrable experience in collaborative management, distributive leadership and in teaching/learning and research leadership. You will be an effective facilitator and motivator of others, underpinned by a philosophy of respect for individual personhood. You will have a proven track record in research development and grant generation.

You are a respected and trusted leader who will use your experience and understanding of higher education to provide academic leadership and to represent the University on relevant sectoral bodies.

What we can offer you
We are committed to creating an environment where diversity is celebrated, we can all be ourselves and everyone is treated fairly, regardless of sex, disability, ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or transgender status, pregnancy/maternity or age.

As set out in our Equality Policy, all staff and students have rights and responsibilities in relation to the promotion of equality, which is central to our staff development activities.

We are fully committed to both meeting and exceeding our obligations under current equalities legislation. Specialist staff networks, regular communications and events are just some of the ways in which we keep our community connected and engaged with diversity issues.

We have a genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for our staff and students, and we strive to employ a workforce that reflects the communities we serve.