University Of Exeter Academy of Nursing

This is a unique career defining opportunity to join the University of Exeter as we extend the reach of our healthcare professional training with the launch and ongoing development of our new Exeter Academy of Nursing. We will provide a model for excellence in nursing globally and at the same time we will contribute to meeting the needs of our health care delivery partners in the region.

The opportunity

We are seeking talented nursing professionals at lecturer and senior lecturer level to play a pivotal role in establishing the University of Exeter Academy of Nursing and to support the delivery of our new nursing curriculum. Opportunities are available as education and scholarship or education and research depending on your skills and experience. With the recent reforms of the nursing education system, this presents an opportune time to join us - you can help shape the future of the first new nursing education programme to be set up in a research-intensive Russell Group University. Our new lectureship positions will involve:

  • Developing a new generation of outstanding nurse professionals
  • Planning and delivering the new BSc (with newly developed curriculum)
  • Using innovative pedagogical methods tried and tested at Exeter
  • Partnering with the local health community to ensure clinical placements are available and suitable for learning
  • Fulfilling research, teaching and administration duties
  • Helping to extend the research profile of Nursing and related areas

About you

We are looking to recruit a team of highly motivated lecturers and senior lecturers who are passionate about and committed to adult nursing field education. We require a wide range of experience/skills across adult field competency areas, including:

  • A strong educational focus on fundamental nursing care clinical proficiencies, management and leadership, communication, patient safety and team working
  • The ability to think outside of the box and to push the boundaries of what is possible in nursing education
  • Experience of nursing people with comorbid physical and common mental health problems, including depression, anxiety and dementia.