Lecturer (Academic) in Children and Young Peoples Nursing

Opening Date:
17 Aug 2020
Closing Date:
9 Sep 2020
Salary Range:

Looking to launch your academic career in children’s nursing? We can help with that. Come and join a small passionate child focused team, who are changing the way we think and learn about children’s nursing. Our BU Fusion vision and our supportive team make this an opportunity not to be missed. Our unique fusion of education, research and professional practice means we can offer the ideal environment for you to develop as a clinical academic and researcher in children’s nursing.

The vision of the Department of Nursing Science is to provide education and research that supports excellence in practice to the benefit of all children who access healthcare, locally, nationally and globally. We are a supportive and vibrant community of staff, practitioners, students and service users who work in partnership. We are committed to maintaining and developing the clinical practice and impact of our work to inform our teaching and research. We actively work with extensive networks in children’s nursing at local, national and international levels and have a strong publication record.

As Lecturer in Children and Young Peoples (CYP) Nursing you will be expected to contribute to the BU 2025 fusion agenda of Research, Education and Professional practice. You will be expected to demonstrate current knowledge in Children’s Nursing and actively contribute to the teaching of the Pre-registration programme. You will be committed to a culture of scholarly academic excellence and continuous improvement. You must be registered on the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register (RN Child) and have, or be willing to undertake, a relevant teaching qualification.

You will be qualified to Doctoral 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 date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

We would welcome people with an emerging scholarly profile who have transferable research skills and who can present to colleagues at national and or international professional conferences. Recent study at Masters level (7) would be advantageous.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Duncan Randall Programme Leader on drandall@bournemouth.ac.uk or Professor Steven Ersser Head of Department on erssers@bournemouth.ac.uk