Professor/Associate Professor in Nursing

Opening Date:
22 Sep 2022
Closing Date:
9 Oct 2022
Salary Range:

Northumbria is a research-intensive modern university with a global reputation for academic excellence.

Ranked in the UK top 50 (Guardian University League Table 2022 and Complete University Guide 2023), Northumbria recorded the biggest rise of any UK university for research power in the Research Excellence Framework for the second time in 2021 and is now rated within the top 25 in the UK.

The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is one of five departments within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. We are a thriving community of academics and professional support staff who are committed to empowering each other and students to be the best they can be, and ultimately improve the lives of people within our local, national, and international reach. The Department is proud to educate health and social care students from all corners of the globe in Foundation, Undergraduate and Post Graduate studies. Following the REF21 Northumbria University rank 8th in the UK in terms of research power for Unit of Assessment 3, a rise of 13 places, a testament to the significant research strength of our department. We have five active research groupings:

Health Economics and Applied Statistics
Implementation and Innovation research
Living Better in Later Life
Veterans and military families’ hub
Workforce Education and Practice Development
We provide high quality, research-rich education using a variety of innovative teaching and learning methods including a state-of-the-art clinical skills centre. The post holder will work flexibly team to contribute to teaching, learning, assessment, and research. They will participate in supervision, planning, designing and development of undergraduate and postgraduate health programmes. They will provide expertise to further enhance research and entrepreneurial activities. This will include undertaking individual and collaborative research that demonstrates impact and involvement in external activities which will include academic enterprise. The post holder will have significant leadership responsibilities within the department.

You must possess excellent knowledge of the subject area and have active nursing registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC), you must hold a master’s degree or equivalent in a related area or be qualified to Doctoral level.

For an informal discussion about the post and to discuss further the essential criteria, please contact Professor Debbie Porteous or Sasha Ban