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Assistant Professor - Nursing (Mid Yorkshire Site)

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

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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.


This post in the School of Nursing and Healthcare leadership, offers an opportunity to lead and innovate curriculum, learning, teaching & assessment approaches across our current and future undergraduate portfolio. Working in line with University ambitions, the school is committed to working with students to provide an excellent experience, whilst raising the research and innovation reputation. The school’s focus is on preparing future practitioners in nursing, public health and healthcare leadership, working with and for the population of Bradford and West Yorkshire. 

What you will be doing:

The post holder will

  • Work with academics across the school to inform, innovate and promote excellence in curriculum design, development and implementation. 
  • Deliver high quality teaching, learning and assessment activities, as part of a programme team
  • Be the advisor/ guide to peers on aspects of academic convention, University regulations, PSRB standards (where appropriate) and programme delivery.
  • Opportunity to bid for fund /lead projects to enhance scholarship /research in curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Deputise for the school’s Associate Professor: undergraduate portfolio lead as required.
  • Contribute to teaching, learning and assessment across the Nursing portfolio, which may include Bradford and our Mid Yorkshire site.

Qualifications/ experience:

  • Experience of university academic leadership in teaching, learning & assessment at module or programme leader level.
  • Possess or be working towards a Master level qualification in a relevant subject area
  • Registration with NMC required
  • Ability to lead, inspire and performance manage others

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:

  • 30 days holiday and 13 statutory and customary days.
  • 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 would like to find out more or are interested in applying, please email Dr Elizabeth Cooper:, Head of School, we would love to hear from you.

We have an online webinar on Friday 5th July 12.30 -13.30 hrs : join here,,if you wish to discuss anything relating to the post or working at Bradford.


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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