Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Children's Nursing

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£36,382 - £51,800
Jul 19, 2021
End of advertisement period
Sep 05, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences strives to be excellent in teaching, research and innovation in 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. We are seeking candidates with a breadth of experience, who can contribute to teaching in the field of Children’s Nursing.

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 in both pre-registration and post-registration nursing and other health programmes. You will participate in the planning, design, development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programmes as well as pastoral tutoring. You may also engage in interprofessional teaching and have the opportunity to deliver international programmes. 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 nursing practice. Knowledge of caring for children and young people with mental health conditions is particularly desirable. Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (UK) as a Children’s Nurse is essential. You must hold a Master’s degree or be either qualified to Doctoral level or be willing to study for a Doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline.

You need to have subject expertise with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. An ability to deliver high quality, research rich teaching within nursing and a growing publication profile are desirable. Part-time and Secondment arrangements may be considered.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Debbie Porteous (Head of Department) at 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 therefore the successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 4) up to a maximum of 4, since 2017.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio).Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

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.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world.Visit our web pages for details about the Information and Support for International Colleagues.

Currently, due to COVID-19, academic staff will normally be on campus for approximately two days per week when face to face teaching is scheduled, and as required to undertake research using specialist facilities.  

Please note this vacancy will close on 05/09/2021