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Principal Teaching Fellow in Advanced Clinical Practice

Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £53,353 to £67,060
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 05 December 2022
Reference:  2049422CF

We are seeking an experienced lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice Education (or Advanced Clinical Practitioner with a wide range of educational experience), who is active on the NMC or HCPC register, to join the Advanced Clinical Practice Team in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton. You will be joining a vibrant academic community, with a long-established portfolio of postgraduate education. We are recognised nationally and internationally as a centre of educational excellence. We have strong collaborative partnerships across the south east and nationally, with a commitment to influencing policy development and the strategic direction of Advanced Clinical Practice and its underpinning educational development.

You will have a key role in leading the ongoing development and delivery of the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice programme, including teaching and assessment. You will provide academic support to students and support students and their clinical supervisors in practice. You will have a commitment to excellence in the development of future Advanced Clinical Practitioners. You will be challenging, innovative and creative, using these skills to further advance the delivery of the programme, and to further enhance our national and international reputation as a centre of excellence for postgraduate education. You will have the opportunity to work with highly experienced academics to support ongoing development of your education leadership skills in the field of Advanced Clinical Practice.

Ideally, you will have considerable experience of working in a higher education institution and will have been involved the delivery of an Advanced Clinical Practice programme. However, we are also keen to hear from you if you are an experienced Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Consultant Practitioner or similar, working clinically but with proven educational skills and experience. Ideally you will hold a PhD or Clinical Doctorate, or be working towards such a qualification.

The University of Southampton’s mission is to change the world for the better. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, it is renowned for its innovation and enterprise and sits within the top 1% of universities worldwide. Nursing at Southampton is currently ranked 5th in the world, and 2nd in the UK according to the QS World Rankings by Subject 2022. It is a leading university for Health Sciences research, ranked in the top 3 UK universities in the overall quality of our research, with our research environment scoring top marks (REF 2021).

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.

With a generous holiday allowance, as well as additional university closure days, we are committed to supporting our people and are open to a flexible working approach.  

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Helen Rushforth

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. References are requested along with your application. This reference system is automated so please ensure you provide the correct email address and allow time for these to be received, prior to the close date, to assist the department with shortlisting. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 2380 592750  or email  Please quote reference 2049422CF on all correspondence. 

Please include a covering letter and full CV in your application.


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We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

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