Lecturer: Adult Nursing

AC3: £44,045 - £49,552 per annum
Nov 11, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 24, 2019
Academic Discipline
Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Health and Life Sciences is a multidisciplinary School, with a diverse range of programmes delivered at our Ayr, Dumfries, Lanarkshire, London and Paisley campuses to a combined total of around 6000 students.

Opportunities have arisen across three of our campuses (Ayr Campus, Lanarkshire Campus, Paisley Campus) for a number of Lecturers in Adult Nursing to join the School, where teaching and research are at the heart of all of the School’s activities. The ability to contribute to module and programme development will be integral to this post, along with engagement in wider academic activities such as research, consultancy and CPD. Undertaking research, development and/ or scholarship to enhance teaching will be encouraged. 

As the successful candidate will join a progressive team of individuals currently supporting delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate adult nursing provision within the Division of Adult  Nursing & Healthcare. You will have previous experience of delivering modules/programmes within the field of adult nursing, and be practised in contemporary teaching, learning and assessment methods. NMC professional registration in adult nursing is required.

Individual posts will be based at either Ayr, Lanarkshire or Paisley Campus, and report into the Adult Nursing and Healthcare Division.

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to providing an inclusive working environment. UWS has an Athena SWAN bronze award, is a “Disability Confident” employer and welcomes other under-represented groups, as such we particularly encourage applications to support our diversity agenda.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Dr Barbara O’Donnell, Head of Division (Email:

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

The current academic structure and nomenclature at UWS is as follows:

AC2 – Lecturer (first time academic post)

AC3 – Lecturer

AC4 – Senior Lecturer (alternate titles used in different Universities include Principal Lecturer or Associate Professor)

Closing date for applications: 24th November 2019

Interviews will be held between: 5th – 11th December 2019

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from under-represented groups.

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