Lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship)

University of Dundee - School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties

Applications are invited from NMC registered adult nurses to join our highly motivated team in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. You will contribute to the teaching, assessment, support and curriculum development for pre-registration nursing students and multi-disciplinary postgraduate students, and to our scholarly activity.

We are looking for an individual with experience and expertise in prevention and control of infection to teach into our postgraduate control of infection programmes. In addition we are seeking an individual who will be able to teach across a wide range of the areas identified in the proposed NMC education standards, for our pre-registration programme commencing in 2019. Skills which can be used to teach students to identify, support and manage the care needs of people with a range of mental, physical, cognitive, and behavioural health challenges across all care settings would be welcome.

You will hold a postgraduate qualification, ideally a master’s degree, and have broad experience and knowledge within the control of infection field. Preference will be given to applicants with an NMC registered teaching qualification, and you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the issues facing nursing and health care today.

Please see job description for full details.

College / School / Directorate Information

This position will be based on the City Campus, but you will be expected to participate in the delivery of all aspects of the undergraduate curriculum on both the Fife and City campuses, and to our postgraduate curricula within your area of expertise. We are also keen to employ individuals who are interested in teaching international students.

Any Additional Information

Our pre-registration programme (which offers ordinary, honours and masters exits in 3 years) will be reviewed in the next 12 months with the introduction of new NMC education standards, and our post qualifying programmes are responsive to the needs of students worldwide. The School’s portfolio of international teaching is also expanding and individuals would be expected to participate in overseas teaching. The School has an innovative, quality driven approach and strives to achieve excellence in learning, teaching and research. We value enthusiasm, excellent interpersonal skills and strong commitment and contribution to achieving the School’s goals and the University’s Transformation Strategy.

We can offer you an inspiring and supportive environment which promotes creativity and involvement in an interesting variety of progressive learning, teaching and research activities. Qualified teacher status and higher education teaching experience would be an advantage however we would consider applications from those working towards this. The University is committed to supporting the personal and professional development of all our staff including training for all new lecturers.

Informal enquiries are also welcome:

Dr Jo Corlett, Associate Dean for Learning & Teaching. Email: j.f.corlett@dundee.ac.uk Tele: 01382 388562

Please note that interviews will be held on 15 November 2017
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