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Chair/Reader/Senior Lecturer in Health Inequalities

Lancaster University - Health Research

Location: Lancaster
Salary: £50,618 to £63,836
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th July 2018
Closes: 23rd September 2018
Job Ref: A2365

Salary range: Senior Lecturer/Reader: £50,618 - £56,950 / Professorial: minimum of £63,836

Lancaster University wishes to appoint a senior academic to further strengthen and develop its world leading research and educational activities in the area of Health Inequalities. Lancaster, as part of LiLaC, is one of the core centres within the NIHR School for Public Health Research, and hosts a vibrant group applying social science approaches to applied research looking to tackle health inequalities.

You will be based in the Division of Health Research (DHR) which is located in the Faculty of Health and Medicine. DHR conducts leading research activity in mental health and well-being, ageing, end of life care and social and economic inequality and health. The Division also offers a range of part-time and full-time teaching programmes at Masters and PhD level, predominantly through blended learning.

Significant investment in the creation of a Health Innovation Campus, adjacent to the main campus, makes this an exciting time to join Lancaster University as a leader in health research, with construction of the £41 million first phrase of building scheduled for completion in 2019.

You will have an established academic track record in health inequalities and demonstrated research and educational leadership. You will be enthusiastic to collaboratively drive a relevant and innovative research agenda, supervise and attract postgraduate students and the development of teaching programmes.

The Faculty provides a research environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, promoting a healthy work-life balance. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

Job share and part-time arrangements will be considered.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Professor Neil Johnson (Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medicine) email: or Professor Catherine Walshe email:

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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