Assistant Professor, Digital Innovations in Healthcare

Opening Date:
13 Jan 2021
Closing Date:
12 Feb 2021
Salary Range:

The University of Bradford has a rich heritage of providing outstanding health and social care education across a wide range of professions at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We excel at producing students who are capable and adaptable to meet the workforce needs of the NHS and social care sectors.

This is an exciting time to join us in the Faculty of Health Studies in a new role designed to drive innovation and growth in the use of digital technologies, including simulation and immersive technologies. We are looking for a self-motivated, dynamic individual to work with colleagues across multiple disciplines to support the creative design, delivery and evaluation of curricula and associated research that embed technological and educational innovations in theory and placement learning experiences.

Are you the right candidate for this role?

  • Do you have the dynamism to motivate and unlock the skills and expertise of different staff, different disciplines and our Service User and Carer community to bring together existing technological innovations and identify opportunities to help design and implement simulation and immersive technology-based interventions?
  • Do you have the leadership and communication skills to bring colleagues together to design, implement and evaluate a Faculty wide strategy to embed digital technologies?
  • Do you have the skills to research and evaluate any interventions, and to optimise access and use of resources?
  • Do you have the passion needed to place students, and an outstanding education experience, at the centre of everything we do?

You will have the opportunity to use your knowledge and experience directly with our students, delivering clinical and theoretical teaching, learning and assessment across our undergraduate and post graduate programmes, you will also be involved in student support and curricula development.

The University of Bradford is a great place to work. We are widely considered as an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) leading institution, and was recognised as the UK’s University of the Year for Social Inclusion 2020 by the Times and the Sunday Times. The University’s vision is of a world of inclusion and equality of opportunity where people want to, and can, make a difference. The University of Bradford will be known as the place to be to make that difference.

The Faculty of Health Studies have developed a strong portfolio of education provision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels across Paramedic Science , Physiotherapy, Diagnostic Radiography, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health and Healthcare Leadership, our research activity fits into the three themed areas of Advanced Health Care, Innovative Engineering and Sustainable Societies.

We welcome applicants who are from Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic backgrounds who are currently underrepresented across our teaching and research teams.

Please enclose a CV with your application.

For further information please contact Alison Hartley, Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching on, 01274 236397.

This role will be offered at a Grade 9
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 12 February 2021
Interview Date: 2 March 2021