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Associate Professor in Healthy and Sustainable Workplaces (Education & Research)

University of Exeter - College of Medicine & Health (European Centre for Environment and Human Health)

Location: Truro
Salary: The starting salary will be from £56,677 up to £59,828 on Grade H, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th August 2019
Closes: 23rd September 2019
Job Ref: P65496

This full time post is available from 1 March 2020 on a permanent basis.

Summary of the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new full-time, permanent Associate Professor in Healthy and Sustainable Workplaces within our recently funded Inclusivity Project. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced applicant to fill this permanent position.

The Inclusivity Project is a new research and innovation project aimed at supporting the growth of eHealth and eWellbeing in the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector in Cornwall and beyond through the identification and support for products, processes and services that will improve the recruitment, retention and workplace opportunities of older, disabled and chronically ill workers. This is a partnership project involving the University of Exeter, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership, Age UK (Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly) and disAbility Cornwall.

The Inclusivity Project is supported by funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), and as such business support and engagement is fundamental to the delivery of the project and a key aspect of all posts within it. Additional funding has also been received from the South West Academic Health Science Network.

This permanent post is available from 1 March, 2020 and is part of a project involving the University of Exeter, Age UK (CIoS), disAbility Cornwall, and the CIoS LEP. The first 12 months will be funded through the European Regional Development Fund and forms part of the European Strategic Investment Framework for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Of note the funding for this fulltime permanent position is already secured and will not be affected by the outcome of BREXIT.

The Project, and this post are based at the internationally renowned European Centre for Environment and Human Health (www.ecehh.org) in the College of Medicine & Health in Truro (Cornwall UK). This post will be part of a joint research and teaching collaborative initiative between the College of Medicine & Health and the University of Exeter Business School in healthy and sustainable workplaces and environments within the context of circular economies.

We are looking for an experienced research leader with an international reputation. It is likely the successful applicant will be from a mixed method discipline, including epidemiology, public health, psychology or sociology, with experience in occupational and environmental health, disability, ageing and or health disparities. You will have experience working with businesses and/or communities and experience working in interdisciplinary and international research and training, and project leadership.

You can view the Job Description and Person Specification document here.

Further Information
Please contact Laurie Magowan, L.Magowan@exeter.ac.uk.

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

This role may be subject to additional background screening.

   
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