Senior Lecturer – Postgraduate Taught Portfolio (Academic Team Lead)

Opening Date:
28 Mar 2022
Closing Date:
17 Apr 2022
Salary Range:

At Robert Gordon University (RGU) we are proud of our excellence in education and research and we are offering an opportunity to join our great team as the Academic Team Leader for our Postgraduate Taught Portfolio.

RGU is an innovative, inclusive, and ambitious University, focused on the impact of its demand-led teaching and research. Not only are we the Scottish University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Awards for 2021 and ranked top modern university in the Complete University Guide, but we also have an impressive array of other awards, including (amongst many others) a Gold Rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, placing us in the top 20% of the best universities in the UK for the quality of our undergraduate teaching and learning. In addition, the National Student Survey for 2021 places RGU as the top modern University in the UK, the top modern University in Scotland and within the Top 10 for overall student satisfaction in the UK.

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of both undergraduate and postgraduate nursing, midwifery and paramedic education in the North of Scotland. Our vision is to transform health and social care in urban, remote and rural areas and our new School Strategy sets out how we will achieve that. Our current postgraduate taught portfolio is well established with a focus on advanced practice for community nurses and independent prescribing but we have plans to expand our provision. This is an exciting time to join the School to lead a team of academics to expand our postgraduate taught portfolio and to help us realise the ambition of our Strategy. You will have responsibility to demonstrate and promote excellence in postgraduate taught education through the design, development and delivery of contemporary, innovative and where possible, interdisciplinary programmes of education. You will undertake scholarly activity, maintain or work towards being research active and contribute to the School’s commercial activity and innovation, aligned to the School Strategy.

We would welcome applications from anyone in a healthcare discipline who hold registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council / Health and Care Professions Council.

What we can offer you:

A full-time, permanent position.
A competitive salary, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance.
An option for hybrid working in line with our HR policy.
You will be supported to engage in scholarship and research for your professional and personal development.
We are an equal opportunities employer.
We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and to the sustainability of our environment.
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For an informal conversation please contact:

Professor Susan Dawkes, Head of School (
Dr Sheelagh Martindale, Academic Strategic Lead (

This post is subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit:

Salary on first appointment is normally to the bottom of the scale, although in exceptional circumstances an appointment further up the scale may be considered.

Relocation assistance may be available for this post, subject to conditions.

To apply please submit your CV along with a covering letter detailing your suitability