Professor of Nursing

Opening Date:
14 Mar 2023
Closing Date:
23 Apr 2023
Salary Range:

Ref: NURS313

The College

The College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare (CNMH) is the largest School in UWL and a major provider of pre-registration and post-qualifying nursing, midwifery, paramedic, ODP, public health and apprenticeship education in London and Berkshire (undergraduate to doctoral).

We are ranked as number one in England for student experience on our nursing courses in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, while our ever-popular mental health nursing courses are top in the UK for satisfaction with assessment and second in the UK for satisfaction with the course in the Guardian’s University Guide 2023.

The Richard Wells Research Centre, based at the University of West London, conducts an active programme of research focusing on improving patient safety. The Centre conducts primary research, undertakes guideline development and review and, through its work as an internationally accredited centre for evidence-based practice, carries out comprehensive systematic reviews.

All CNMH academic staff are expected to teach on any of the UWL campuses, including Brentford and Reading, and engage with blended learning activities which can include online activities as required.

The Role

To fulfil an academic role focused on generating research income and impact, establishing collaborative research and service improvement partnerships nationally and internationally with academic, clinical, voluntary sector and commercial partners and making a substantial contribution to translating and implementing research through education programmes and practice development initiatives.

The Person

The successful candidate will have proven experience in leadership of nursing research including generating grant income.

Another key skill would the development of research in collaboration with nursing academics, the successful candidate would also have evidence of supervision to completion of PhD students.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work collaboratively with students, academics, and support and technical staff. This will also include working with a range of partners including the NHS, Independent, Voluntary and Private sector.

How to Apply

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here:

Please email if you need any assistance with the application process.

Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing Monday 24th April 2023.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Heather Loveday on

Additional Information

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

Applicants must hold a PhD in a relevant field with a demonstrable track record of research within the field.

A Enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be undertaken upon appointment).

The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.