Principal Academic in Adult Nursing – Yeovil Campus

Opening Date:
14 Jun 2023
Closing Date:
12 Jul 2023
Salary Range:

The Department of Nursing Science is growing, and we have two exciting opportunities to join our experienced, friendly, and supportive academic team, committed to high academic standards.

We have on offer a principle academic position equivalent to 1 FTE. The roles offers the opportunity to work across both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, providing scope to develop excellence in academic practice. To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we can offer a full or part time opportunities and will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

We have strong established relationships with our NHS Trust partners, including two University NHS Trusts, and will consider fractional posts where we can establish joint posts with our Trust partners.

We are known for having a solid commitment to supporting and investing in research development and its fusion with education and professional practice, committed to developing your academic career. Our University offers excellent staff development opportunities including the Post-Graduate Certificate in Education and PhD/research options, with alignment to our Research Centres.

We are also based in a new state of the art building in Bournemouth and Yeovil University Campus in West Dorset. We have excellent clinical simulation and skills teaching facilities and a new library.

As Principal Academic Adult Nursing you will be expected to meet the BU 2025 fusion agenda of Research, Education and Professional practice in line with the University’s strategic plan and strategic investment areas. You will be committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement and to contribute to the academic citizenship of the department.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

You must also be registered on the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register (RN – Adult Nursing) and have a relevant teaching qualification.