Professor and Director Institute for Lifecourse Development

Opening Date:
10 Jun 2019
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2019
Salary Range:

The soon to be renamed Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences is developing a significant long-term plan to build internationally leading research and teaching in the Faculty, through the creation of the Institute for Lifecourse Development that will build on the strengths we have in the Faculty and across the University and wider community.

The Institute will be a key anchor resource where professionals, researchers and stakeholders from public, charitable and voluntary organisations, can work together to develop effective and economic lifecourse solutions and tackle the grand challenges society faces though effective research, training and practice. The Institute will work with our extensive network of external partners to focus our interdisciplinary expertise around the health, education and wellbeing of vulnerable and marginalised people in the community; be they children at risk, people with chronic illness, the aged, or people who are victimised or stigmatised.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding colleague to the post of Professor and Director of the Institute who has an extensive record of internationally leading work that has real world impact. We are looking for a leading edge academic who interfaces in one or more of the key areas and who has an interest in developing interdisciplinary research and solutions to address issues around:

  • Marginalised stigmatised and victimised groups
  • Vulnerable children, young people and families
  • Life transitions, behaviours, choices and behaviours, choices and mental health
  • Thinking, Learning and Education
  • Managing physical health, risks, disease and aging
  • Professional workforce development, leadership and communication

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For further discussion contact Professor Derek Moore, Pro-Vice Chancellor, (Education & Health)