Lecturer in Advanced Practice

Opening Date:
14 Dec 2022
Closing Date:
8 Jan 2023
Salary Range:


At Robert Gordon University (RGU) we are proud of our excellence in education and research and we are offering an opportunity to join our great team as a Lecturer in Advanced Practice. RGU is an innovative, inclusive, and ambitious University, focused on the impact of its demand-led teaching and research. Not only were we the Scottish University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Awards for 2021 and ranked top modern university in the Complete University Guide, but we also have an impressive array of other awards, including (amongst many others) a Gold Rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, placing us in the top 20% of the best universities in the UK for the quality of our undergraduate teaching and learning. In addition, the National Student Survey for 2022 places RGU in the top ten for overall satisfaction in the UK (excluding colleges, small, specialist and private institutions).

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of both undergraduate and postgraduate nursing, midwifery and paramedic education in the North of Scotland. Our vision is to transform health and social care in urban, remote and rural areas and our new School Strategy sets out how we will achieve that. As a lecturer in Advanced Practice, you will join a motivated team of academics, providing high quality and impactful teaching and learning across the School. With knowledge, experience and skills as well as a postgraduate qualification in Advanced Practice in a relevant subject, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the School’s postgraduate healthcare education portfolio.

As a registered advanced practitioner, you should have excellent communication and teaching skills and be able to motivate and inspire students. All of our education is evidence-based and we encourage curiosity and innovation in our staff to enhance our academic portfolio. Opportunities to undertake or contribute to applied health or educational research are promoted. You may also be able to get involved in the School’s commercialisation activities.

What we can offer you:

  • A full-time, permanent position.
  • A competitive salary, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance.
  • An option for hybrid working in line with our HR policy.
  • You will be supported to engage in scholarship and research for your professional and personal development.
  • We are an equal opportunities employer
  • We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and to the sustainability of our environment.

For informal enquiries please contact: Dr Sheelagh Martindale, Academic Strategic Lead at s.martindale@rgu.ac.uk or Dr Janyne Afseth, Senior Lecturer, Postgraduate Taught Portfolio at j.afseth@rgu.ac.uk

This post is subject to a Disclosure Scotland check. For more information visit: https://www.mygov.scot/basic-disclosure/

Grade 7 Salary Scale: £36,386 – 42,155
Grade 8 Salary Scale: £43,414 – 51,805
Salary on appointment will be dependent upon experience.

Candidates with limited or no prior experience as an academic will be placed on the first point of the Grade 7 scale. Consideration will be given to offering an Academic Attraction Payment (adjusted annually) for those candidates who have specific industry knowledge, skills or, expertise which are required for the position.