Professor of Mental Health/Professor of Quality of Care for Older People

Opening Date:
17 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
16 Feb 2020
Salary Range:

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.

The School of Health Sciences at City is ranked 1st in London for Medical Technology, including Radiography, and 1st in London for student satisfaction in Nursing (Complete University Guide 2020). The School has received strong results from the latest National Student Survey (NSS 2019), including 100% student satisfaction for Radiography (Radiotherapy and Oncology), 100% for Speech and Language Therapy, 97% for Children’s Nursing, and 94% for Optometry.

The School is seeking to appoint to two Professorial roles:

  • Professor of Mental Health – With the generous support of the East London NHS Trust (ELFT), the successful candidate will lead high quality research and grant capture, further developing and contributing to the School’s existing partnership with ELFT and the work of the Centre for Mental Health Research.
  • Professor of Quality of Care for Older People – The successful candidate will lead the delivery of research excellence in the field of older people’s health and well-being. The postholder will also facilitate the work of the Research Group for the Quality of Care for Older People.

These positions offer an exceptional opportunity for two outstanding individuals to develop their academic careers.

We are seeking applications from accomplished and ambitious academics who hold a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area, and can demonstrate their 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. Candidates will also have experience of delivering strong and effective academic leadership within a university or similar academic environment.

Applications are invited from individuals who also have significant experience of delivering excellent education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and of supervising doctoral students to completion. The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate established links with local, national and international organisations (e.g. NHS Trusts, private sector).

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