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Assistant Professor - Nursing

Bradford, West Yorkshire (GB)
£46,974 - £54,395
Closing date
24 Mar 2024

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(Mid Yorkshire Site)

At the University of Bradford, our focus is on creating the conditions for social, cultural, and economic impact. We are committed to social inclusion. Our work to expand opportunity and enable students to reach their potential, has led to us topping the Social Mobility Index of English universities for the last two years. Our University Strategy sets out our ambitions for 2025, which we will achieve by using our proud heritage as a springboard and remaining steadfast in our commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion.


The University of Bradford is committed to safeguarding, protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and Adults at Risk through robust safer recruitment practices.


As part of the Faculty of Health studies expansion plans, the School of Nursing and Healthcare leadership are growing our range of pre-registration nursing programmes. We are developing exciting, innovative curricula drawing expertise from across the Faculty’s research areas of dementia and digital health, and the schools’ subject expertise of healthcare leadership, health inequalities, improving communities and people’s health and Nursing practice.

What you will be doing:

  • Delivering teaching, learning and assessment on undergraduate and post-graduate programmes
  • Academic leadership appropriate to grade, module and / or programme leadership (Lecturer/ Assistant Professor).
  • Building the school’s reputation through effective engagement with stakeholders, through open day, interviews, working with communities/ placements, bespoke education events or as part of improving the student experience
  • Working with students as a personal academic tutor and roles aligned to the NMC (2023) standards for student supervision and assessment.
  • Working collaboratively, with team members, the University, students, and other stakeholders to ensure teaching and curricula are contemporary, interesting and promote academic stretch. 
  • Undertaking scholarship, which furthers your career as an academic, ensure you maintain currency as an educator and maintain professional registration.
  • Undertaking appropriate professional development to respond to the changing requirements of the role.

Qualifications/ experience:

You will be an NMC registrant, nursing associate or registered nurse, with either field registration or experience in one or more fields of Nursing. 

You will have a master’s level qualification or above (or be willing to undertake/ be close to completing)

You will have contemporary experience of / awareness of national and local influencers on nursing and care.

Experience of teaching, public speaking, working in teams would be advantageous. 

Experience of supporting and assessing students/ learners in the workplace would be desirable.

Do not meet this requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your experience does not align perfectly with everything in the job description or advert, we encourage you to arrange an informal conversation with the hiring manager. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Celebrating Diversity – The University of Bradford 

The School of Nursing and Healthcare leadership is diverse and inclusive and are happy to discuss any adjustments which might be required, including full time/ job share/ part time positions.

The school welcomes applicants who identify as male, who identify from BAME and LGBT+ communities, who are currently underrepresented across our teaching and research teams and who could be positive role models for our students and colleagues.  We value diverse voices and lived experiences. 

At the University of Bradford, we recognise and embrace people that work in diverse ways so if you need any adjustments to our recruitment process, please speak to the recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

In Return we Offer:

  • 25 days holiday (Grade 8) 30 days (Grade 9) and 13 statutory and customary days (taken at Easter and Christmas).
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Great campus facilities including:
  • Unique fitness centre
  • Eye clinic
  • Physiotherapy & sports rehabilitation,
  • Counselling & mental health services
  • On site nursery
  • Food & drink outlets
  • Generous employer contribution pension schemes - Universities Superannuation Scheme
  • Generous benefit schemes, including car leasing, cycle to work, holiday purchase, home & technology scheme and shopping discounts

Find more information about the many other benefits, including salary sacrifice schemes and campus nursery.

Additional Information:

If you are interested and want to find out more, please pop into our informal open evening in building: Horton A, room 3.03 on Thursday March 7th , between 4.30 – 6.30 pm to discuss this opportunity in more detail or contact Dr E Cooper, Head of School ( for an informal discussion about the role.


The University of Bradford is one of the world’s great technology universities providing high-quality teaching that is underpinned by cutting-edge research with practical applications to solve tomorrow’s problems. The University is committed to helping all its students to lead fulfilling lives, become global citizens, and make a difference to the world.

With 50 years of academic excellence behind us as a University, we have continued to grow our international reputation and course provision. We have always been pioneers in developing new course subjects, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, our students, and of society as a whole.

We continue to feature among the world’s best in many areas. We are in the top 200 of the world’s most international universities, we are in the global top 100 of universities under 50 years old, our executive MBA is again in the world top 100 and we have won a host of further awards and recognition for our staff, disability support and our green campus.

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