Senior Lecturer – Student Recruitment and Widening Participation (Academic Team Lead)

Opening Date:
22 Sep 2022
Closing Date:
9 Oct 2022
Salary Range:

Ref: RGU0549

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, in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice, as Senior Lecturer for Student Recruitment and Widening Participation (Academic
Team Leader).

RGU is an innovative, inclusive, and ambitious University, focused on the impact of its demand-led teaching and research. Not only were 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.

We are proud that RGU is 3rd in Scotland for overall satisfaction (NSS2022) and in the top 10 in the UK for overall satisfaction (NSS2022 – excluding colleges, small, specialist and private institutions). 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. This is an exciting time to join the School to lead a team of academics focussing on student recruitment and widening participation and to help us realise the ambition of our Strategy. As Senior Lecturer for Student Recruitment and Widening Participation you will provide leadership which will enable the School to realise its targets for recruitment and key performance indicators as well as drive forward the School’s wider access and widening participation agenda.

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 a healthcare professional or academic who holds registration with either the Nursing and Midwifery Council or the 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.
  • Support 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.

For an informal conversation please contact:

  • Dr Neil Johnson, Academic Strategic Lead for Learning, Teaching and Assessment (

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

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 for the role against the requirement to