Reader or Professor in Patient and User Experience

Opening Date:
1 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
11 Dec 2019
Salary Range:

Faculty of Science & Health
School of Health & Care Professions

Reader or Professor in Patient and User Experience

Employment type: Permanent
Employment basis: Full-time
Salary: Reader: £51,034- £59,135 per annum
Professor: Commensurate with standing
Post number: ZZ005457
Closing date: 11 December 2019
Interview date: 29 January 2020

The School of Health and Care Professions wishes to appoint a research leader in patient and user experience who is also able to provide innovative and inspiring leadership within the school.

The School of Health and Care Professions has an established profile in the sector, which is now growing with the addition of a number of exciting, new subject areas. The post holder will maintain a leadership role that focuses on patient and user experience, influencing all areas of the school and its work.

Candidates will have a substantial international research profile as evidenced by well-cited publications in leading journals and a track record of attracting research funding. An ability to make connections between research areas and have a multi-disciplinary outlook is essential. We are looking for a high-calibre individual with leadership capabilities, willing to share expertise and nurture others in disciplines across the school.

The post-holder will have opportunity to guide the strategic direction of the school, leading and working with a group of talented colleagues, in an ambitious and achieving school, enjoying strategic investment and growth. The candidate will be expected to enthusiastically integrate research specialisms into teaching across all programmes within the school, while developing skills relevant to the graduate labour market, thus contributing to the school’s strategy of skills-focused and research-informed teaching.

For an information discussion relating to this position, in the first instance please contact Dr Chris Markham, Head of School

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