Senior Lecturer (Adult Nursing & Healthcare)

Opening Date:
9 Aug 2019
Closing Date:
28 Aug 2019
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Life Sciences, as the largest provider of nursing & midwifery education in Scotland, is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer to join our existing team of academic and professional leads and adult nursing staff. The successful applicant will join the academic community within the University of the West of Scotland, ranked by Times Higher Education (2018 World University Rankings) in the top 500 of universities worldwide, and with an overall student satisfaction rate of 84.9% in the 2018 National Student Survey.

As an experienced health professional, you will hold an NMC professional adult nursing registration, as well as a PhD in a health related area (or be working towards this). A postgraduate qualification in education/teaching and learning, and HEA fellowship are desirable.

In this Senior Lecturer role, you will have shared leadership of a cognate programme group within the Adult Nursing & Healthcare portfolio. You will be responsible for developing contemporary academic programmes and strengthening inter-disciplinary learning across health and social care education and practice. You will contribute to the delivery of teaching, and the development of continuous professional development and research-related activities.

As a Senior Lecturer, you will have a line management role and a key role in supporting the Head of Division and other senior lecturers to promote and enhance the full range of activities (i.e. academic, research and enterprise) of the Division of Adult Nursing & Healthcare. You will be based at Paisley Campus with scheduled activities at our other campus locations and will share various responsibilities with other Senior Lecturers from across the School.

Prior to submitting an application, you are encouraged to make an informal enquiry to:
Dr Barbara O’Donnell, Head of Division of Adult Nursing & Healthcare, Email: Telephone: 01418494282

Further information including details of how to apply are available at

Closing date: Wednesday 28 August 2019
Interview date: Thursday 12 September 2019

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.