Professor of Nursing

Opening Date:
6 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
3 May 2022
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Society is looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the role of Professor of Nursing.

Nursing plays a significant role within our School, and there is a wealth of experience and expertise to provide a secure foundation for further development in research and innovation. We are therefore seeking an established nurse academic who will lead the expansion of research and innovation in the Directorate of Nursing and Midwifery, the School and the University. The successful candidate will have a commitment to collaborative working, staff development and have an engaging leadership style. The post-holder will provide key academic leadership within the Directorate and the School, working with established Professors within the School and the University.

As a Professor of Nursing you will be supported to advance your own career whilst playing a pivotal role in enhancing our research, innovation and entrepreneurial culture. You will develop plans and deliver objectives that align with the School’s innovation strategy. As an established academic leader, you will develop and sustain a reputation, for yourself and colleagues, for high quality health, public health and/or social care research, working with relevant stakeholders locally, nationally and globally.

The post holder must be a Registered Nurse. Applications from candidates from any area of nursing are welcome. You will have an engaging research and innovation agenda that reflects the opportunities and challenges of contemporary and future nursing/interdisciplinary practice. Whilst we are open in terms of research focus, we would be particularly interested in candidates with expertise in older people, dementia, mental health, children and young people, integrated care and service development. For the right candidate, we would be open to supporting the development of a dedicated research group, which they would lead.

With over 200 languages spoken across Greater Manchester, we want to create an inspirational, inclusive learning and working environment, celebrating the diversity of our University community in our everyday conversations. Our student population is already incredibly diverse and we want to ensure this is reflected across our colleague profile as well. It is important to us that we can provide a high-quality learning experience and an environment in which our students can see themselves and thrive.

We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for job applicants who declare they have a disability and meet the essential criteria of the job they are applying for.

We put our students first in everything we do, our colleagues help create a community and sense of belonging by having a vibrant campus and campus life that is more than just a workplace. We use agile working principles to enable colleagues to do their best work, from the right location, at the right time to meet our business needs. We are open to your ideas about how you can deliver the outputs of your role in a creative way.

However you identify, whatever your pathway has been to get here, come and join us at the University of Salford where we are all proud to belong – watch us in action here!

Informal enquires can be made to Professor Ben Light, Associate Dean – Research and Innovation: