Professor in Nursing

Opening Date:
30 Jun 2023
Closing Date:
30 Jul 2023
Salary Range:

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust and the University of Wolverhampton are seeking to appoint a joint Professor in Nursing.

About us

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is an integrated Trust and the only provider of NHS acute care in Walsall, serving a population of 286,700, providing inpatient and outpatient services at the Manor Hospital as well as a wide range of services in the community. Walsall Manor houses the full range of district general hospital services under one roof. The £170 million development was completed in 2010 and the continued upgrading of existing areas ensures the Trust now has a state-of-the-art Critical Care Unit, Neonatal Unit, Obstetric Theatre, and Integrated Assessment Unit facilities. Work is also well underway on its multi-million pound new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre which will house a new Emergency Department (including Children’s Emergency Department), co-located Paediatric Assessment Unit, Acute Medical Unit and Urgent Care Centre. This is scheduled for completion this year.

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust are one of the largest acute and community providers in the West Midlands having more than 850 beds on the New Cross site [AS1] and 56 rehabilitation beds at West Park Hospital and 54 beds at Cannock Chase Hospital. We are the largest employer in Wolverhampton, with over 10,000 staff, covering more than 350 different roles.

The University of Wolverhampton holds a distinctive place within the higher education sector, and is one of the most successful modern universities, delivering excellence in teaching and research, widening access, and in business engagement. Having begun life nearly 190 years ago to enhance education and skill base of the workforce in what is today a major industrial conurbation, we have continued to fulfil and develop the role to meet the needs of the region we serve. Today as the ‘University of Opportunity’, the University of Wolverhampton is an integral part of economic growth and social change within the West Midlands and beyond.

You will hold a doctorate in a relevant discipline, have current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and a higher education teaching qualification. You will have strategic leadership experience of a research team, a track record of securing significant income and extensive experience of research supervision. You will have a strong reputation for research within your field with the ability to attract world-class academics to collaborate within your field of research.

For an informal discussion or more information about this post please contact: Pauline Boyle, Managing Director of Research and Development, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust or Abbie Fordham-Barnes, Head of School of Nursing, University of Wolverhampton