Professor of Healthy Ageing

Opening Date:
13 Mar 2023
Closing Date:
23 Apr 2023
Salary Range:

Ref: SHPS00233

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realizing its vision of being a leading global university.

The School is seeking to appoint to a Professorship in Healthy Ageing. An accomplished
and ambitious individual with research interests that align closely with one or more of the School’s Research Centres, the appointed Professor will have acquired the experience necessary to lead the successful development of a programme of research. They will be responsible for undertaking world-leading or internationally excellent research; generating research grant income; developing the School’s external partnerships in their particular field; and facilitating the work of the School’s Research Centres, their Department, and the wider School.

We invite applications from candidates who hold a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area, with demonstrable ability to lead the development of a programme of research. A world-leading research reputation and corresponding record of internationally excellent publications, is essential, as is a successful track record of securing research funding from Research Councils and other funding bodies. Experience of delivering strong and effective academic leadership within a university or similar academic environment is required.

Person Specification
Applicants will have significant experience of delivering excellent education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and supervising doctoral students to successful completion. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate established links with international individuals and organisations in Primary Care and/or Secondary Care (e.g. NHS Trusts, private sector).

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 23rd April 2023 at 11.59pm

Interviews are scheduled for 11th may 2023

To apply and for more information about the post please use the links below.

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background. City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Bernie Ralston (

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