Professor of Nursing (E&R)

Opening Date:
12 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
8 Dec 2021
Salary Range:

College of Medicine & Health, Academy of Nursing

This full-time post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

The role

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Professor of Nursing to assume leadership of research and scholarship within the Academy of Nursing, University of Exeter.

The Academy of Nursing at the University of Exeter was set up in 2019. It currently offers an innovative 4 year undergraduate MSci Nursing programme with the option of dual registration in adult and mental health nursing. We are working towards the development of a programme of nursing-related research and scholarship that contributes to excellence in health and social care, locally and globally and is compatible with College and University research strengths.

The post holder will be an innovative researcher with a strong and current record of research funding and international quality publications. They will be a leading international figure in nursing with the ability to develop scholarship and research, alongside the Head of Nursing and Professor of Interprofessional Education, within a relatively new and growing team. The development of a programme of research will be in collaboration with the Academy of Nursing team, PPI group members, students and internal and external partners. The post holder will be committed to developing the Academy of Nursing as a hub of educational and research excellence in the UK and beyond.

We are looking for a leading international figure with the ability to attract world-class academics to their research group. Applicants will be innovative researchers with a strong track record of research funding and international quality publications.

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university in the top 200 of universities worldwide. We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. We have over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and have been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon.

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