Job offer available in Scotland Lecturer (Teaching and Research) at University of Dundee

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences educates and empowers the next generation of healthcare professionals by equipping our students with the knowledge and skills to influence health policy and service delivery. The School transforms lives through its excellence in research, teaching and scholarship. We deliver a broad range of world class research-led education that directly improves health outcomes at home and overseas. The School boasts an inspirational, skilled and enthusiastic team whose research and education activities have real impact.

We are recruiting two exceptional individuals to take up positions as lecturers in our highly motivated team to contribute to teaching, assessment, student support, research and scholarly activity. We are looking for an NMC first level registered nurse, who is strongly committed to nursing education and with an interest in developing a research profile. In particular we are interested in people with experience and expertise in the following areas: mental health nursing; primary care, public health; health and social care, to align with our education programmes and research strategy. However we will welcome applications from NMC registered nurses with other areas of expertise.

You will be part of teams delivering learning and teaching activities to pre-registration students at our Dundee and Kirkcaldy campuses, and to post-qualifying students based locally, elsewhere in the UK and overseas. The positions also include the opportunity to develop research skills and build a research profile, relating to the School’s research themes of People, Health and Communities and Maternal and Infant Health. We are looking for people who have a proven interest in research and evidence of research-based activities, such as publications, research dissemination activities and involvement in research will be advantageous.

Your priorities will include:

  • Contribute to delivery of pre-registration programme.
  • Contribute to a broad range of learning, teaching and assessment activities across our programmes.
  • Developing a research profile.

Who we’re looking for:

  • Registered with the NMC.
  • A postgraduate qualification, ideally a Master’s degree.
  • Experience and knowledge within mental health nursing OR primary / community care OR public health OR health and social care.
  • An interest in research and evidence to support this.
  • Understanding of the new NMC standards and their implications for nursing education and practice.
  • NMC registered teaching qualification or Fellowship of Advance HE (FHEA) is advantageous.

We are one of the UK’s leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Conveniently located on the banks of River Tay, our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee – an up-and-coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology. We also have campuses at Ninewells Hospital and in Kirkcaldy which are easily accessible via local transport links.

For further information about this position please contact Dr Linda Martindale, Interim Dean or Dr Elaine Lee, Associate Dean Research at or To find out more about

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.


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