Professor of Nursing and Chronic Illness

Employer
Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin.
Location
Europe
Posted
July 07 2017
Discipline
Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Post Titles: Professor of Nursing and Chronic Illness


Post Status: Permanent, Full Time.


Department / Faculty: School of Nursing & Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin.


Location: School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin. Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St. James's Hospital Dublin 8, and Tallaght Hospital (The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Incorporating the National Children's Hospital) Tallaght, Dublin  24.


Reports To: Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin.


Salary: Appointment will be made on the Professorial Salary scale (€110,060 to €139,501 per annum) at a point in line with current Government pay policy.


Hours of Work: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements.


For further information please follow the link below:


http://www.tcd.ie/hr/assets/pdf/academic-hours-public-service-agreement.pdf


Closing Date: 12 Noon (Irish Standard Mean Time), Thursday, 28th September 2017.


The successful candidate will be expected to take up post on 1st January 2018 or as soon thereafter as possible.


Apply by Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin website: https://jobs.tcd.ie  


Summary of the Post


The School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, St. James's Hospital and Tallaght Hospital


seek to appoint a Professor of Nursing and Chronic Illness. Professorships are held by experienced academics and clinicians with


an ongoing programme of scholarly activities. The successful applicant will have a distinguished reputation in general nursing/


health care research in chronic illness and will be expected to provide leadership in practice-based research, service and practice


development, and teaching.


 


We are seeking to appoint a motivated and talented individual who will become an integral part of a clinical and academic


multidisciplinary research team, and who will enable the sustainability of practice-based nursing and healthcare research


innovation in the future. The appointee will be expected to provide leadership in policy development at national and regional


levels. The person appointed will be required to build on and lead the School's and clinical services' existing research and


teaching profile in the area of chronic illness management and advance the translational and practice research priorities by


developing and disseminating evidence-based care within the local, national and international contexts. A research profile that


will enhance and complement the existing research interests in the hospitals would be advantageous.


 


When working in the hospital environment, the post holder will work within a multi-professional environment to develop


research and standards of nursing care and will do so in the context of the strategic requirements of both organisations. The


post holder will also be expected to assist in the continued development and application of a research and development culture


in the hospital.


 


From the perspective of the Health Service Executive, Tallaght Hospital and St. James's Hospital, the position will support clinical


nursing research with a specific focus in relation to chronic disease management.


 


Within the Hospitals, the post holder will be professionally accountable to the Directors of Nursing at Tallaght and


St. James's Hospitals. Within the University, the post holder will be accountable to the Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery,


Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin.



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