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Executive Director - Centre for Intelligent Healthcare

Coventry University - Faculty of Health & Life Sciences

Location: Coventry
Salary: Competitive (Grade 10)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 28th January 2020
Closes: 26th February 2020
Job Ref: REQ007642

Coventry University is seeking an ambitious senior academic for the role of Executive Director in the new Research Centre for Intelligent Healthcare, which is based in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. The Centre aims to become a globally recognised research centre for pioneering and opinion-setting research in the area of digital healthcare and its contribution to improving communities and enriching and prolonging individual lives. 

We are looking to attract an outstanding academic to be responsible for implementing and driving the Centres vision and strategy. You will contribute to the centres reputation and ranking and will possess the academic credibility and standing to lead the breadth of disciplines and activities within the Research Centre. You should have strong leadership skills, a clear vision and will be a forward thinking innovative researcher with experience of managing academics within an interdisciplinary research environment. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to shape and grow this new dynamic research centre. 

The Centre is further strengthened by our links with companies, hospitals and public health bodies through our Advisory Board, Honorary Research Fellows and Associates. We also have a growing team of PhD students who contribute to a vibrant and thriving research environment.  The multidisciplinary vision is evident in our three core themes:

  • Behaviour and Implementation Science
  • Epidemiology and Evidenced Based Healthcare
  • Prototype Design, Testing & Regulation

If you are interested in the position and wish to know more, please contact Professor Richard Aspinall, Associate Dean for Research, 07557 425 698.

The designation of Professor is available for candidates who meet the University’s criteria for Conferment of Professorship.

This is a permanent full time post and we are looking to fill the position as soon as possible.

Application closing date: 26/02/20

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