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Chair of Nursing and Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery


UCC logo Applications are invited for the whole-time permanent post of Professor and Chair of Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Medicine and Health at University College Cork in Ireland.


The School of Nursing and Midwifery undertake the educational preparation of nurses and midwives at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and develop nursing and midwifery research to international standards.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate or equivalent in Nursing, Midwifery or a related discipline, and demonstrate a proven commitment to excellence in research as evidenced by a scholarly reputation of international standing. S/he is expected to have a strong track record of sustained peer-reviewed publications and will have a record of fostering a culture of research excellence. The new Chair of Nursing will be a dynamic leader who will guide the School in continuing its established trajectory of excellence with increased national and international recognition in teaching, learning and research.