Lecturer in Advanced Practice

Opening Date:
11 Jul 2023
Closing Date:
30 Jul 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.

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, you 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 – joint posts and secondments may be considered.
  • 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 Janyne Afseth, Principal Lecturer, Postgraduate Taught Portfolio at j.afseth@rgu.ac.uk

Dr Sheelagh Martindale, Associate Dean at s.martindale@rgu.ac.uk or

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

Grade 7 Salary Scale: £38,205 – 44,263 (1 August 2023)
Grade 8 Salary Scale: £45,585 – 54,395 (1 August 2023)

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.

RGU’s ultra-modern campus, located on the outskirts of the vibrant and prosperous city of Aberdeen, offers a superb place to live, work and develop your career. A relocation package is available to assist with your transition to RGU, where you’ll enjoy working in one of the most impressive university settings in the UK, with first-class educational infrastructure and outstanding sporting and leisure facilities, all set against a stunning rural backdrop on the banks of the river Dee. More information can be found on our relocation pages.

To apply, please submit your CV along with a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role as set out in the requirements in the person specification, at: