Lecturer (Mental Health Nursing)

Opening Date:
19 Dec 2019
Closing Date:
21 Jan 2020
Salary Range:

At Teesside University, we are ambitious in our goals, vision and aspirations. We challenge expectations and push the boundaries of what is possible. From transforming our campus through a £300m investment and capital development programme, to creating outstanding, innovative academic programmes, our work is always relevant and purpose-driven.

We believe that innovation powers our steps and are motivated to make a difference through positive social impact. We work in partnership with individuals and businesses to devise creative solutions not limited by imagination. We work at pace, and are always future-facing, with our teaching, learning and research focused on addressing the challenges of tomorrow, today. We do not stand still.

We are looking for candidates who are adaptable and innovative and who have excellent communication skills. They must have a ‘can do’ approach and be driven to achieve. They will join our team who are committed to enhancing the health and social well-being of people with mental health problems; whilst being responsible for teaching across a range of courses within the School. Nursing & Midwifery Council registration is an essential requirement for this role along with a first degree. We are particularly interested in candidates with a contemporary experience in nursing.

The successful candidate will be a Registered Mental Health Nurse and able to contribute to teaching, research, knowledge exchange, and enterprise and business engagement within the Department of Learning Disabilities/Mental Health/Community/Assistant Practitioner and across the wider School. They will have strong and demonstrable clinical experience of working within mental health services.

The successful candidate will have the ability to contribute to curriculum development and will be committed to undertaking research, development and/or scholarship to enhance teaching.

It is essential that the successful candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent doctoral level qualification in a relevant discipline or agree to enrol on a doctoral qualification, which they will be required to complete within 6 years as a condition of the appointment.

If you wish to embed your clinical experiences of mental health nursing within the arena of Higher Education and influence nursing through education, this could be just the opportunity for you.