Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
10 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
23 Jun 2022
Salary Range:

Grade 7-8 (Lecturer) (£37,467 – £50,296)
Closing Date: 23 June 2022

Do you have a passion for transforming lives through education and research?

We are recruiting two mental health lecturers to join our team within the School of Health Sciences at the University of Dundee.

We are the in the top 20 universities in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2021). We are one of the most research-intensive universities in the UK, helping improve people’s lives locally and globally.

About you

We are looking for Mental Health Nurses registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council currently working in a clinical area, education or research. You should be educated to Masters (nearing completion of a Masters) or PhD level, and can demonstrate interest and success in education and/or research.

You will have skills to help support the University’s transformational goals through engaging in teaching and learning, scholarship and/or research activities which aim to provide an excellent student experience.

About us

We have a vibrant academic community, with a skilled and enthusiastic team, delivering preregistration, postqualifying and postgraduate education, that directly enhances and influences health outcomes.

Working within the School of Health Sciences (SHS) will provide an exciting opportunity to develop an academic career in a supportive environment that strongly encourages personal and professional development, interdisciplinary working and innovation. The SHS collaborates extensively with other schools in the University and with local, national and international partners. This affords every member of staff opportunity to benefit from being part of world leading research and education collaborations.

The SHS has campuses in Dundee and Kirkcaldy, the successful candidates can negotiate which of these would be their base campus, to ease travel and family commitments. However, candidates must be prepared to travel between the campuses to participate in School activities. It is also envisaged that there will be some home working.

The role

Your learning and teaching activities will be focused on contributing to mental health and cross-field teaching on our pre-registration nursing programme and in our innovative postgraduate awards. Your scholarly or research activity will be linked to our two world leading research themes: maternal and infant health, and people, health and communities.

Your priorities will include:

  • Learning, teaching and assessment activities across the school’s portfolio, with a focus on mental health
  • Undertaking the role of Academic Assessor/Advisor of Studies
  • Other educational activities such as; curriculum development; student support and supervising postgraduate students
  • Collaborative work including identifying sources of funding and business opportunities, grant applications and research projects
  • High quality scholarly activity and/or journal publications and other scholarship activities.

Interviews are scheduled for the 13th & 14th July 2022. Interviews will take place online.