Professor in Ageing Research (Clinical or non clinical)

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7107483 (Ref.No. MHIHS1322)
Posted: August 8, 2022

Job Description

Would you like to take a leading role in a major centre for Ageing research? Do you have an excellent research track record with the vision and drive to tackle new challenges? Are you passionate about delivering world leading research and an exceptional student experience?

The post will be within the Academic Unit for Ageing and Stroke Research (ASR), Leeds Institute of Health Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds and co-located in Bradford Institute for Health Research (BIHR) at Bradford Royal Infirmary.  Established for over 30 years, the ASR has an established track record of applied research spanning key ageing-related topics including frailty, delirium, dementia, stroke, and medicines optimisation, working across health and social care sectors, including a focus on care homes research.  A range of cross-cutting methodologies underpin our work, including clinical trials of complex interventions with economic evaluation, evidence synthesis, qualitative research methods, and health data research as the University of Leeds host unit for Health Data Research UK North.  We work collaboratively with other Academic Units and Institutes with the University of Leeds, across the UK and internationally.  This post represents an exciting opportunity for an individual keen to shape the strategic development of an established academic unit.

You will contribute to the development and leadership of a very successful multi-disciplinary research programme and foster collaborative relationships within the University and with external academic, NHS, local authority, care home, voluntary sector and industry partners.  You should have a significant record of successful research and publication, and you will have demonstrated the potential to contribute publications in high impact factor journals and attract grant income in ageing research.  You will be able to draw on extensive academic excellence to underpin and carry out research, teaching, leadership and management in the field of ageing research within the ASR and within the wider Institute, School and Faculty.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Anne Forster, Head of Unit

Tel: +44 (0)1274 383446, Email: [email protected] 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS)
Section:  Academic Unit of Elderly Care & Rehabilitation
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 10
Salary:  £61,818 to £75,986 p.a.
Or relevant clinical salary as appropriate
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 05 August 2022
Closing Date:  Tuesday 20 September 2022
Reference:  MHIHS1322

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