Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)

Opening Date:
14 Apr 2023
Closing Date:
7 May 2023
Salary Range:

Do you have a passion for transforming lives through education in a growing School of Health Sciences? We are expanding our academic team, with a range of posts available for people who can bring innovation and enthusiasm to our education environment.

About you
We are looking for people with experience and skills related to higher education, who can contribute to our education programmes. You may be a registered nurse or have substantial experience of healthcare education and you should be educated to Masters (or nearing completion) or PhD level, demonstrating strong interest and success in education. You will have
kills to support the University’s transformational goals through learning, teaching, assessment and scholarship activities, which aim to provide an excellent student experience.

About us
We have a vibrant academic community, with a skilled and enthusiastic team, delivering first-class education that directly enhances health outcomes. We offer a large undergraduate nursing programme and a range of postgraduate programmes for health professionals. We have a diverse student population and programmes are delivered on our Dundee and Kirkcaldy campuses as well as online.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop an academic career in a supportive environment that strongly encourages innovation and professional development. We collaborate extensively with external partners, and every member of staff can benefit from being part of world leading research and education collaborations. We offer a positive induction into our community and you can hear this first-hand from recent recruits here:


Successful candidates can negotiate to be based on either the Dundee or Kirkcaldy campus, to ease travel and family commitments. However, candidates must be prepared to travel between campuses for teaching and other activities. We also support hybrid working.

The diversity of our community helps to make the University of Dundee a UK University of choice for staff and students. Our inclusive workplace offers staff access to family friendly
policies, staff networks for BME, disabled and LGBTQ+ staff, membership of Athena SWAN, the Race Equality Charter and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services.

The role
Your learning and teaching activities will be focused on contributing to our pre-registration nursing and postgraduate programmes. Your scholarly or research activity will be linked to
your professional practice, educational innovation and development, or to our world leading research themes: maternal and infant health, and people, health and communities. We welcome applications from people who meet the essential criteria and are particularly interested in applicants with experience in: practice learning; mental health care of older adults; infection prevention and control; advanced practice; acute and critical care; health ethics; leadership; and acute paediatric care.

Essential and desirable criteria for the posts are set out in the further particulars.

Key components of the role include:

  • Learning, teaching and assessment
  • Acting as Advisor of Studies
  • Other educational activities
  • Supervising postgraduate students
  • Collaborative and interdisciplinary work
  • High quality scholarly activity

Interviews for this appointment are scheduled for Wednesday 17th May.