Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Children and Young People’s Nursing

Northumbria University - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health)

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria, we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

Northumbria is ranked 48th in the Guardian League Table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under-50 global University rankings.

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences strives to be excellent in teaching, research and innovation in Children and Young People’s Nursing. We are seeking an outstanding and inspiring individual to join our successful and highly committed team of academic staff who can contribute to the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health.

The department provides high quality, dynamic education using a variety of innovative teaching and learning methods delivered at all academic levels from undergraduate to doctoral study. You will work flexibly as part of a team to contribute to teaching, learning and assessment to support a high quality student experience. You will participate in the planning, designing and development of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programmes, as well as pastoral tutoring. You will provide expertise to further enhance research and entrepreneurial activities. This will include undertaking individual and joint research to produce quality academic outputs and inform teaching, and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject.

You must possess excellent knowledge of the development and contemporary aspects of Children and Young People’s nursing practice and be registered with the NMC (part 1, sub part Child). You must hold a first degree and be either qualified to Doctoral level or be willing to study for a Doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline and have subject expertise with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Ability to deliver high quality, research rich teaching within nursing and a growing publication profile are essential. Applications are particularly welcome from individuals with an interest in acute or critical care, emergency care or long-term care. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Amanda Clarke, Head of Department – Nursing, Midwifery and Health, in 0191 2156610 or via email at amanda.clarke@northumbria.ac.uk. Alternatively, please contact Christine English, Subject Lead and Director of Learning and Teaching, on 0191 2156321 or via email at christine.english@northumbria.ac.uk.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 therefore the successful candidate will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check.

For further information about this vacancy and for details on how to apply, please visit Northumbria University’s website at the following link: https://work4.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/details/?roleId=183.

Closing Date:  6th August 2017

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

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