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Professor: Mental Health Nursing

University of the West of Scotland - School of Health and Life Sciences

Location: Paisley
Salary: £62,727 to £72,692 per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th July 2021
Closes: 22nd August 2021
Job Ref: REQ001201

Permanent, Part-time: 17.5 hours per week

An opportunity has arisen for a 0.5WTE Professor in Mental Health Nursing within the School of Health and Life Sciences, Division of Mental Health Nursing & Integrated Practice.

As a Professor in Mental Health Nursing, you will make a significant contribution to the research, educational and leadership practice activities within the Division of Mental Health Nursing & Integrated Practice and across the School of Health & Life Sciences and the wider University. You will be required to conduct individual and collaborative research projects, including supervision of such projects, generate grant income and contribute to the research profile leading to the production of research outcomes. You will contribute to the University and School of Health & Life Sciences’ objective of growing its national and international healthcare academic reputation for research-informed student teaching and learning, innovation, and integrated academic practice.

All UWS Professors are expected to make a significant contribution to the activities of the University whether through teaching and associated educational activities, development of research initiatives and strategies and/or to management, policy development and leadership roles whether at Division, School or University levels. All professors are expected to contribute to the development and direction of the University community by providing relevant academic leadership.  Academic leadership may take the form of; providing research and/or teaching leadership in their discipline whether in their own Division, School or in a university wide capacity; leading research teams or by contribution to interdisciplinary research themes; educational leadership of the discipline within the School of Health & Life Sciences; and, academic leadership through knowledge transfer activities.

You will be based at an identified UWS Campus but are likely to have scheduled activities at our other campus locations.

Prior to applying, you are encouraged to make an informal enquiry to Dr James Taylor, Head of Division -

Further information, including details of how to apply is available at

Interview Date: Week beginning 6th September 2021

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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