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Assistant Professor - Nursing

Faculty of Health Studies

School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership

Salary:  £46,974 to £54,395 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  Tuesday 23 July 2024
Interview Date:  Thursday 08 August 2024
Reference:  HR0161850-2

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.

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Confronting Inequality : Celebrating Diversity

At the University of Bradford we accept people for who they are regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation or socio-economic background and whether you’re pregnant or on maternity leave.  

In line with the University’s commitment to equality charters including Athena Swan, Race Equality Charter, Disability Confident and Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme, we welcome applications from people identifying with these characteristics.  The University has a number of staff networks which provide peer support and safe spaces for staff who hold these and other identities.



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Disability Confident Employer
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Armed Forces Covenant - Proudly Supporting Those Who Serve
Race Equality Charter Bronze Award
Living Wage Foundation
Stonewall Diversity Champion