Professor in Rehabilitation

Opening Date:
16 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
6 Oct 2021
Salary Range:

About us: The Professor in Rehabilitation 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 Rehabilitation 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 rehabilitation research recognised at national and international level including a significant publication record as well as an extensive and 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.

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 link the campus to the main Frenchay site, the city centre and surrounding areas, and nearby Bristol Parkway train station.

Home to UWE’s Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, 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.

Bristol is a city that’s famous for its rebellious streak, independent thinking, unique style and edgy creativity. Home to over 460,000 people hailing from 187 different countries – you can find over 91 different languages spoken here, and 45 religions practised. Topping polls on a regular basis, Bristol isn’t just a great place to live, but a great place to work.

Why UWE Bristol?

We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 32,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 4,000 staff from across the globe. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with a strong network of employer and partner connections.

We are an ambitious and values led university. We’re focused on solving future global challenges through outstanding learning, world-leading research and a culture of enterprise and we are looking for people who share our core values to help us achieve those aims.

With inclusivity as a core value, UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community. We support and celebrate the diversity of our staff and students as a key driver for innovation and success, promoting pathways and achievements to inspire and generate confidence and ambition.

Further information
If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Professor Fiona Cramp on 0117 3288501or email:

This is a permanent post and is full-time. It is available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time. This post requires basic DBS clearance.