|Salary:||£64,546 to £86,484 pa depending on skills and experience, AM1 – AM4|
|Placed On:||21st September 2023|
|Closes:||15th October 2023|
FTE: 1 FTE (working 37 hours per week)
Annual Leave: 35 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year
Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield, University of Hertfordshire
As an established research leader, the successful candidate will sustain and develop a reputation and a research team at the forefront of health, public health or social care research and significantly contribute to broader agendas locally, nationally and internationally with relevant stakeholders. They will develop plans and deliver ambitious research objectives, enabling and supporting growth in research capacity and programmes of work that align with the School’s research delivery plans.
The post holder will be a member of the School’s Senior Executive Group (SEG) and contribute through SEG to University management, and strategic and policy development of the institution. The Director of CRIPACC is eligible to take on the aligned fixed term shared leadership role of Associate Dean for Research; this will be discussed at interview/on appointment. After a term of four years as Director, the postholder may return to their substantive senior academic role within the School of Health and Social Work or continue as Director, in discussion with the Dean of School.
Candidates must have proven academic research and management experience together with evidence of public engagement and/or research impact activities. Evidence of utilising extensive networks to inform and disseminate research within the UK and internationally is expected. Experience of successful postgraduate research supervision is essential.
A PhD in an area relevant to CRIPACC (e.g., nursing, allied health, public health, social care/work or social science) is essential.
An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.
Applications must consist of a full CV and a synopsis, of not less than 1,000 and not more than 2,000 words of the candidate’s achievements, professional standing and future plans in their chosen field of endeavour, making specific reference to the following criteria:
(i) contribution by research, enterprise and entrepreneurship to the furtherance of knowledge and advancement of their subject and / or to their application to society.
(ii) standing and esteem in their subject or profession.
(iii) evidence of securing external research funding as principal investigator (PI).
(iv) evidence of their academic leadership.
Appointment to a Professorship at the University of Hertfordshire
Please read the ‘University Policy and Regulations – Professorships document to ensure you are fully aware of the requirements for the appointment of a Professor at the University.
As this is a Professorial appointment, the names and contact details of three academic referees of appropriate standing in the field are required at application. The referees may be approached by the University prior to interview. Please include their details in your Personal Statement or Supporting Documents.
Candidates are encouraged to arrange an informal discussion about this post. Please contact Professor Jackie Kelly (Dean of School) via her EA Jo Lever at firstname.lastname@example.org or Professor Wendy Wills (current Director) via her EA Tina Saunders at email@example.com.
Interview Date: 31 October 2023
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