Professor of Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
8 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
31 Oct 2021
Salary Range:

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our staff and students.

About You

With a strong national and international research profile in an area relating to adult nursing, you will have a successful track record in research-related income generation, PhD supervision and of supporting the development of a vibrant research environment. You will have experience of developing and delivering research support programmes as well as experience of the development and implementation of strategy and policy with an understanding of research and academic governance.

You will provide strong leadership to ensure the growth of research in the Faculty and will engage with external health and social care stakeholders as well as external clinical academic networks to maximise opportunities. To be successful, you will have high level leadership and motivation skills with an inclusive and engaging team building ethos and focus, with the ability to positively communicate and influence a diverse stakeholder group.

About the Role

The post provides an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the research profile of the Faculty at an exciting time in its development.

You will be a research leader for the Faculty and will lead and develop research relating to adult nursing in areas aligning to the cross-Faculty research themes. Developing research capacity and capability in adult nursing and the broader Faculty will be a key part of the role. Target setting, leadership, line management and/or close working with academic managers, especially those in nursing, will also be important.

The post holder will work closely with other research leaders and contribute to general research activities and research governance and management within the Faculty and, where appropriate, the wider University. You will make a major contribution towards the next REF. A significant contribution to innovation, enterprise and teaching within nursing and the Faculty is also expected.


Working at Edge Hill means working in a distinctly empowering environment, where culture and collaboration are valued above traditional process-driven thinking. This is a workplace where you can really make a difference.

As a senior colleague at Edge Hill University you will have access to a generous pension scheme, with optional corporate healthcare and extensive development opportunities.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

You’ll be working for a multi award-winning institution that has been named University of the Year in the Educate North Awards (2021) and Modern University of the Year (2022) in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide in recognition of our continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience and the exceptional progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months, while placing students at the heart of everything we do.

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

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