Lecturer (Academic) in Adult Nursing (DBS Required)

Opening Date:
11 Sep 2023
Closing Date:
9 Oct 2023
Salary Range:

We are based in a new state of the art building in Bournemouth and at the Yeovil University Campus. We have excellent clinical simulation and skills teaching facilities and a new library. We are committed to inter-professional and collaborative working in teaching, practice, and research across the Faculty, and this is an exceptional opportunity to join a team committed to enhancing the health and social well-being of people across Dorset and further afield.

About the Role

We have on offer a Lecturer positions equivalent to 1.0 FTE. The role offers the opportunity to work across both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, providing scope to develop excellence in academic practice. We particularly welcome applications from candidates interested in being based in our Yeovil Campus.

To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we are offering full and part time opportunities and will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements. We have strong established relationships with our NHS Trust partners, including two University NHS Trusts, and will consider fractional posts where we can establish joint posts with our Trust partners.

We are known for having a solid commitment to supporting and investing in research development and its fusion with education and professional practice, committed to developing your academic career. Our university offers excellent staff development opportunities including the Post-Graduate Certificate in Education and PhD/research options, with alignment to our Research Centres.

About You

As an expert in your field, you will have the opportunity to contribute to our nursing programmes. Your experience in education (from a university or clinical base) and innovation will set you aside from the rest. You will be able to demonstrate an established contribution to professional practice through engagement and leadership. Our department has a growing team of staff who combine their academic role with clinical practice, and we are keen to engage in clinical-academic development and explore the combination of fractional posts with clinical work, with your existing employer.

A key attribute will be your ability to work flexibly across our undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programmes (pre-registration and CPD), where your insight into contemporary practice (clinical or educational), will enhance student experience and learning.

You will be a highly motivated individual who brings strength in education and practice, and who is looking to develop or exercise their research expertise.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement

For most posts, we offer a structured opportunity to enable you to develop research skills through doctoral studies and we will support you to obtain a relevant Doctorate within an agreed timescale.