Professor of Digital Healthcare Interventions

Opening Date:
18 Apr 2023
Closing Date:
15 May 2023
Salary Range:

Every member of our University is part of the inspiring, supportive, and caring community known as Team Teesside.

What we offer you:

– A holiday entitlement of 259 hours (35 days), plus bank holidays
– Additional leave over the Christmas and New Year period during the Christmas closure
– Special leave to support a range of circumstances
– A variety of provision to support staff with personal development and recognition
– A range of family friendly benefits
– An employee benefits platform which provides discounts with 350+ retailers and access to health and wellbeing resources.

Teesside University is at the heart of the Tees Valley, driving aspiration, ambition, and innovation for the region. From galvanising the economy through skills provision, job creation and global investment, to delivering social impact, generating civic pride, and developing the socially responsible leaders of the future, we fulfil our mission: to transform lives and economies.

Following our successful performance in the REF 2021 Teesside University is investing in its research base to strengthen our academic excellence and research leadership in biosciences, social policy, health, culture and digital.

To ensure future sustainability and a pipeline of aspiring leaders we are offering a number of professorial roles for outstanding researchers aligned to our areas of excellence.

The University’s campus masterplan has invested in a £22m National Horizon Centre and £16.5m Net Zero Industry Innovation Centre (due to open April 2023), £36m in a new BIOS building (due to open in September 2023) housing its science laboratories and Integrated Healthcare Academy and a Digital Life centre (due to open in September 2024) to support the innovation and skills needs of the region. The University has a close relationship with the Tees Valley Combined Authority and is a key player in the regeneration of the region through its support for decarbonisation, biosciences, social policy, health, and digital.

The University has strong track record in Equality and Diversity and responsible research culture. It holds an HR Excellence in Research award; an Investors in People Gold status; Disability Confident, Leader status; an Athena Swan Bronze Award; is a signatory to the Race at Work Charter; is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration of Research Assessment (DORA); and is a Stonewall Top 100 Employer.

You will secure funding for, and subsequently deliver, large, multidisciplinary projects that align to the strategic priorities of the University, in Digital health. The role will be pivotal in engaging with established collaborations including other HEIs, local authorities, health trusts, the third sector and industry.

We particularly welcome applications from those researchers with expertise in designing and implementing interventions in health sciences, health technologies in healthcare, artificial intelligence, and the use of informatics in enhancing decision making in clinical pathways. You will be aware of the Northern Health Science Alliance and Academic Health Science Network and the potential to enhance the position of Teesside in the region and beyond.

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post will qualify for University sponsorship under the Skilled Worker visa route.

If you are shortlisted, your interview will take place on campus