Senior Lecturer (Education) / Lecturer (Education) / Teaching Assistant Adult Nursing

£27,831 to £59,828 per annum
17 Jun 2019
17 Jul 2019
Nursing Field
Academic, Education

Senior Lecturer (Education) Adult Nursing

School of Nursing & Midwifery

Ref: 19/107591

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

Queen’s University has generous terms and conditions of employment underpinned by excellent benefits. We also provide attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits.

The School has achieved the highly prized position of being a ‘Global Top Fifty’ department in the 2018 QS World University Rankings. The School is one of very few Nursing and Midwifery Schools in the country to be awarded a Silver Athena SWAN Award, an accolade which they achieved in 2012 in recognition of good practice in recruiting, retaining and promoting women in Science and higher education.

The School is committed to creating an environment in which everyone can reach their true potential and in which males and females have equality of opportunities for career development and learning.

We are the only University in Northern Ireland to offer courses in all 4 fields of Nursing: Adult, Children’s, Mental Health and Learning Disability nursing. 

The Senior Lecturer (Education) in Adult Nursing will take significant responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate and postgraduate level and contribute to School administration/outreach activity. 

The successful candidate will develop and deliver a range of teaching and learning activities within Adult Nursing by pursuing new and innovative teaching approaches, taking responsibility for the quality of course units and delivering a range of teaching, learning and assessment activities including lectures, coursework, practicals and fieldwork.  Responsibilities will include the development of approaches to teaching and learning for pre and post registration programmes and that reflect developing practice.

We wish to appoint at Senior Lecturer (Education) but will consider appointing at Lecturer (Education) and Teaching Assistant level. Part time appointments may also be considered. 

The successful candidate must have:

  • Primary Degree 
  • Higher degree (Masters or equivalent in a relevant subject area)
  • Doctoral degree in Nursing or related subject
  • Current registration status with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Adult Nurse or possession of the qualifications required for such registration.
  • Sustained record of peer-reviewed publications contributing to the conceptual and/or practical development of pedagogy or the discipline, consistent with a national and emerging international reputation.
  • Sustained record of obtaining external funding for pedagogical or scholarly research, educational development, knowledge transfer or outreach activity, as appropriate to subject area
  • Significant experience and established reputation of teaching and designing courses at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level in higher education

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 14 August 2019

Salary scale:  £27,831 to £59,828 per annum (potential to progress to £65,361 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date:   Wednesday 17 July 2019

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. For further information or assistance contact The Resourcing Team, People and Culture, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.