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Lecturer in Healthcare Leadership

Bradford, West Yorkshire
£39,347 - £44,263
Closing date
19 Mar 2024

Job Details

University of Bradford

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.


Healthcare leadership team sits within the School of Nursing and Healthcare leadership, Faculty of Health Studies, delivering distance and University based programmes. The subject team contribute to a range of undergraduate and post graduate programmes, informed by a wealth of experience in both education and strategic & organisational leadership. The programmes have an international reputation on which the team are seeking to grow and expand.

What you will be doing:

  • Delivering teaching, learning and assessment on undergraduate and post-graduate programmes
  • Academic leadership as appropriate i.e. module and/ or programme leadership
  • 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, if an NMC registrant roles detailed within 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, if appropriate maintain professional registration
  • Undertaking appropriate professional development to respond to the changing requirements of the role.

Qualifications/ experience:

You will have contemporary experience of leading within a health and /or social care context, awareness of national and local influencers on healthcare and have worked within multidisciplinary teams.

Subject interest/ expertise in environmental sustainability would be desirable.

Experience of teaching, public speaking, and or working with/ for a university would be advantageous.

You will have a master’s level qualification (or be close to completing), or post degree academic qualification in the relevant subject area. 

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.

In Return we Offer:

  • 25 days holiday 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:

There will be a Teams question and answer session, Monday 26th February, 12-1pm :here is the link Click here to join the meeting ), or pop into our informal School  Open Evening on campus at the University on Thursday 7th March, 4.30 -6.30 pm in Horton A building, room 3.03.

If you would like to find out more or are interested in applying, please message, email or call Dr Joanna Nichols on, we would love to hear from you.


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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