Professor/Reader/Senior Lecturer in Adult or Mental Health Nursing, HSC

Opening Date:
10 May 2021
Closing Date:
7 Jun 2021
Salary Range:


The University of Essex, School of Health and Social Care are looking to recruit a Professor, Reader, Senior Lecturer, link –

The School has an excellent reputation for teaching and research in health and social care. Our academic members of staff include dental professionals, social workers, nurses, allied health care professionals, psychologists, and sociologists. The School is run over two campuses, based at Southend and Colchester. Academic staff are supported by a team of administrative staff based at both Colchester and Southend campuses.

We are at the forefront of preparing people to solve real-life issues in health and society, offering courses and research that both commissioners and employers believe in. We work in partnership with various people, who offer us their expertise and experience, making us a team of people who truly understand what is needed from health and social care professionals and services– now and in the future.

The School is currently going through exciting changes and expansion, with an increase in student numbers, an intention to prepare for submission to Unit Assessment 3 (research focusing on Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy) for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF), and the introduction of new courses, including the Nurse Associate Apprenticeship, and Masters in Global Public Health. We are also expanding and building new and innovative areas for student study, including new clinical skills spaces, consultation rooms and study areas.

As part of this exciting expansion, we are now looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professor in Adult or Mental Health Nursing, and a Head of the Nursing Division. The Nursing Division is one of the seven divisions in the School of Health and Social Care. We are looking for this post to take forward and lead on the exciting plans for growth and development in the School, and particularly in the Division of Nursing.