Working as part of multi-disciplinary teams, you will assist the Head of Department to maintain, enhance and improve the Department and Faculties national and international reputation in Gerontology. Demonstrating your continued academic attainment and achievement, you will contribute to your discipline and the life and work of the faculty.
This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 therefore the successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is one of five departments within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. We are a thriving community of academics and professional support staff who are committed to empowering each other and students to be the best they can be, and ultimately improve the lives of people within our local, national, and international reach. Successful candidates will be joining an incredible, innovative team.
The Department is proud to educate health and social care students from all corners of the globe in Foundation, Undergraduate and Post Graduate studies. We have five active research groupings:
Health Economics and Applied Statistics
Implementation and Innovation research
Living Better in Later Life
Veterans and military families’ hub
Workforce Education and Practice Development
We provide high quality, research-rich education using a variety of innovative teaching and learning methods including a state-of-the-art clinical skills centre. The post holder will provide expertise to further enhance research leadership and entrepreneurial activities. This will include undertaking individual and collaborative research that demonstrates impact and involvement in external activities which will include academic enterprise.
You must possess excellent knowledge of the subject area. Active registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC), Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), other relevant professional registration/membership would be beneficial, but is not essential. The post holder must have a doctoral qualification or equivalent.
As an externally recognised academic with a strong national and or international reputation you will evidence sustained research output of a quality that is internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance, and rigour.
An experienced academic leader you will demonstrate success in the leadership and management of people, teams, and projects, in particular supporting the development of academic colleagues.
You should demonstrate definition and development of your academic field and have significant and strong record of securing funding from a range of sources.
We welcome applications from the UK and across the world. Visit our web pages for details about Relocation Assistance.
Your application should include a covering letter and a CV. Please ensure your CV includes research / education statements, and grants and publications list highlighting your highest quality research outputs up to a maximum of four. For your most recent grants please include the grant title, funder reference, funder, amount, and your role. In addition, you are asked to provide copies of the top two research outputs (Journal / book chapter / practice-based portfolio).
At Northumbria, we embrace tomorrow. We pursue new thinking, forge new partnerships, create, and exchange new knowledge, and find new solutions. Our inspirational academics, partners and students work together to tackle tomorrow’s challenges head on. We are ready for the future whatever it may hold.
Awarded the title of University of the Year in the 2022 Times Higher Education Awards, Northumbria University is a research-intensive modern university with a global reputation for academic excellence.
Northumbria recorded the biggest rise of any UK university for research power in the Research Excellence Framework for the second time in 2021 and is now ranked top 25 for this measure.
One of the largest universities in the UK with over 37,000 students from 137 countries, filled with world-leading research, award-winning partnerships, and students at the heart of an outstanding experience, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university. Discover more about us.
Northumbria University is a great place to work. We empower our exceptional people to achieve shared ambitions and promote a positive work life balance. To say thank you, we offer a wide range of benefits including excellent pension schemes, flexible working, a generous holiday entitlement, continued commitment to your learning and development and more.
We are an on-campus organisation where colleagues work regular patterns of hours and on campus, with some flexibility on the timing of their hours and the location of their work in discussion with their manager.
Northumbria University is committed to creating an inclusive culture where we take pride in, and value, the diversity of our staff. We encourage and welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds a bronze Athena Swan award in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality, we are a Disability Confident Employer, a member of the Race Equality Charter and are participating in the Stonewall Diversity Champion Programme. We also hold the HR Excellence in Research award for implementing the concordat supporting the career Development of Researchers and are members of the Euraxess initiative to deliver information and support to professional researchers.
The University has implemented a range of flexible working arrangements, and we are happy to explore candidate requirements as part of the recruitment process.
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