Principal Academic in Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
18 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
10 Oct 2019
Salary Range:

Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

The vision of the Department of Nursing Science is to provide high-quality education and research that supports excellence in practice to the benefit of all those who access healthcare, nationally and globally. The department is a supportive and vibrant community of staff, practitioners, students and service users who work in partnership. The department prepares nursing students from three fields of nursing at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The department also delivers CPD to already qualified health professionals.

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

You will be expected to demonstrate current knowledge in Adult Nursing and actively contribute to the leadership and teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate Adult Nursing programmes in order to enhance the student experience. You will be expected to have a proven track record in implement educational development and innovation and quality assurance.

You will be research active with an established body of published work and be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge leading to research outputs through an established track record of Research and Knowledge Exchange bids.

You will be able to demonstrate an established contribution to professional practice in Adult Nursing through engagement and thought leadership with health care practice and professional bodies.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Ian Donaldson, Acting Head of Department on 01202 961781 or email