Professor in Nursing

Glasgow, Glasgow City
07 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
16 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time


Professor in Nursing

School: Health and Life Sciences

Department: Nursing and Community Health

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Full time, open ended

Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural, and modern university in the centre of Glasgow, and is placed amongst the top 70 universities globally (THE Impact rankings, 2021). Our welcoming community of 20,000 students, from more than 100 countries, enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London, and New York. Our University mission - with its commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence - is integral to everything we do.

The School of Health and Life Sciences has a long tradition of conducting a wide range of multi-disciplinary applied health research that is economically and socially relevant – applying new knowledge to problems of global significance. This is realised through our Research Centre for Health (ReaCH), which aims to make direct and significant contribution to Sustainable Development Goal 3 – good health and wellbeing – issued by the United Nations in 2015 as a blueprint for peace and prosperity across the planet. The core of our research activity is to focus on enhancing lives of people with long-term health conditions as well as developing and evaluating public health and lifestyle interventions. The goal in all our research is to have a lasting and positive impact on the lives of individuals and wider society. We aim to reach out to communities as part of our Common Good philosophy and strategic goals of social innovation and community engagement, to make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives in Scotland and around the world.

We are currently seeking to recruit a Professor (or Reader, dependent upon experience) in Nursing, who has a strong research track record with income generation and high-quality outputs, to contribute their leadership skill towards achieving our research ambitions and enhancing the student experience at Glasgow Caledonian University. Alignment of your area of expertise with the current ReaCH research themes of public health or long term conditions and related to one of our existing research groups ( is essential. To apply for this post, you should have a PhD and be (or eligible to be) Registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council in any field of nursing. You will demonstrate significant post-doctoral research achievement and experience of contributing to the learning and teaching of nursing students.

Further details on this post are available by contacting either Prof Anita Simmers (Dean) at or Prof Kay Currie (Associate Dean Research) at to arrange a MS Teams call.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant.

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme, and onsite childcare facilities.

You can apply for this role through the Glasgow Caledonian University Vacancies page.

Closing date: 16 January 2022.