Professor in Nursing

Opening Date:
3 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
16 Jan 2022
Salary Range:

Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural and modern university in the centre of Glasgow, and is placed amongst the top 70 universities globally (THE Impact rankings, 2021). Our welcoming community of 20,000 students, from more than 100 countries, enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York. Our University mission – with its commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence – is integral to everything we do.

The School of Health and Life Sciences has a long tradition of conducting a wide range of multi-disciplinary applied health research that is economically and socially relevant – applying new knowledge to problems of global significance. This is realised through our Research Centre for Health (ReaCH), which aims to make direct and significant contribution to Sustainable Development Goal 3 – good health and wellbeing – issued by the United Nations in 2015 as a blueprint for peace and prosperity across the planet. The core of our research activity is to focus on enhancing lives of people with long-term health conditions as well as developing and evaluating public health and lifestyle interventions. The goal in all our research is to have a lasting and positive impact on the lives of individuals and wider society. We aim to reach out to communities as part of our Common Good philosophy and strategic goals of social innovation and community engagement, to make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives in Scotland and around the world.

We are currently seeking to recruit a Professor (or Reader, dependent upon experience) in Nursing, who has a strong research track record with income generation and high quality outputs, to contribute their leadership skill towards achieving our research ambitions and enhancing the student experience at Glasgow Caledonian University. Alignment of your area of expertise with the current ReaCH research themes of public health or long term conditions and related to one of our existing research groups ( ) is essential. To apply for this post you should have a PhD and be (or eligible to be) Registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council in any field of nursing. You will demonstrate significant post-doctoral research achievement and experience of contributing to the learning and teaching of nursing students.

Further details on this post are available by contacting either Prof Anita Simmers (Dean) at or Prof Kay Currie (Associate Dean Research) at to arrange a MS Teams call.

You can apply for this role through the Glasgow Caledonian University Vacancies page