Associate Professor in Frailty

Opening Date:
1 Apr 2023
Closing Date:
12 May 2023
Salary Range:

About us:

The Associate Professor in Frailty will be located in the interdisciplinary School of Health and Social Wellbeing and contribute to an area of research relevant to the Centre for Health and Clinical Research which conducts excellent research and evaluation and supports its broad application to benefit the health and wellbeing of individuals and society.

Responsibilities of this position will be to support excellence in Frailty research with impact into professional practice, teaching and learning, and other aspects of knowledge exchange and/or knowledge transfer.

About you:

You will be a leading authority in frailty research recognised at national level including a significant publication record as well as a sustained track record of securing funding from a range of sources. You will have successfully supervised at doctoral level and be able to demonstrate success in developing networks, partnerships and collaborations of demonstrable importance to the Centre for Health and Clinical Research.

You will be able to demonstrate evidence of significant and successful leadership and management of projects, teams and people, including developing and mentoring others.

Role based at :

This post is based at our Glenside Campus which is set within beautiful grounds in Stapleton, just three miles north east of Bristol City Centre. Regular bus services connect the campus to the main Frenchay site, the city centre and surrounding areas, and nearby Bristol Parkway train station.

Home to UWE’s College of Health, Science and Society, Glenside Campus offers excellent teaching facilities, these include a selection of inter-professional simulation suites, enabling students to practice and develop professional competencies, and one of the best health care libraries in England.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • flexible working
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme
  • family friendly policies
  • onsite nurseryat our Frenchay Campus.

Further information

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Professor Fiona Cramp, Director of the Centre for Health and Clinical Research, School of Health and Social Wellbeing on 0117 328 8501 or e-mail:

This is a permanent post, and is full-time working on a 1.0 fte contract.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.