Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Nursing

Opening Date:
29 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
19 Dec 2021
Salary Range:

The University of Stirling Health Sciences Division is a world leader in multidisciplinary translational research and education, translating research findings into evidence-based practice focussed on improving health and social care practice at both a national and international level.

We have invested in a number of new opportunities to join the Faculty at a really exciting time for the University. All jobs will be offered on either a teaching and scholarship or teaching and research basis.

We are recognised as a leading provider of research-based health and social care education, offering a variety of cutting-edge undergraduate, postgraduate and clinical doctorate programmes.

We have an excellent external reputation for the quality of our teaching provision and for our graduates. We pride ourselves in producing high-calibre healthcare practitioners for the workforce in Scotland and beyond.

Our research quality has been ranked as top in Scotland for the last two REF exercises, and in REF 2014, 90% of research outputs were ranked as being of international significance and our environment was ranked as 100% 4*. The faculty also encompasses two research groups allowing opportunities for cross-group collaboration.

The Post
We wish to recruit six nursing registrants to Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor roles to lead and contribute to a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and, where appropriate, contribute to the portfolio of health care research working with researchers in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport or one of our research centres – the Institute for Social Marketing and Health and the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research unit.

We are looking for candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Community Care
  • Older People/Frailty
  • Long-term Conditions
  • Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Mental Health

The successful candidates will be able to design and deliver online courses at UG and PG level and above, and show evidence of a research-led approach to student learning; they will also be expected to demonstrate a proven track record in nursing leadership, policy and staff development.

Those applying for a Teaching & Research (T&R) contract will have a PhD in a health-related discipline, a track record of research grants and publications and experience of supervising students at Masters and doctorate level. Those applying for a Teaching & Scholarship (T&S) contract will possess extensive nursing experience and ideally a recognised teaching qualification and will be expected to undertake pedagogical research and scholarly activity which aligns to the strategic direction of the Faculty and University.

Full details and a description of duties can be found on our website:

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Ashley Shepherd, Head of Health Sciences: