Chair in Homelessness and Inclusion Health (Nursing Studies)

University of Edinburgh
April 03, 2023
Offerd Salary:£63,673
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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  • Doorway 6, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, GB
  • Posting Date

    01/20/2023, 04:23 PM

    Apply Before

    03/04/2023, 12:00 AM

    Job Schedule

    Full time

    Health and Safety Requirements

    No key hazards identified for this post

    Criminal Record Check

    Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check required

    Contract Type

    Open Ended

    Job Description

    Grade UE10: £63,673 per annum CMVM / School of Health in Social Science / Nursing Studies Full-time: 35 hours per week Open-ended

    We are looking for an outstanding academic with recognised expertise in the field of homelessness and inclusion health to take up a new, permanent position of Chair in Homelessness and Inclusion Health.

    The Opportunity:

    This newly created Chair in Homelessness and Inclusion Health will provide strategic direction and support to research activity within the Centre for Homelessness and Inclusion Health as well as contributing to teaching and leadership within Nursing Studies and the School of Health in Social Science.

    The Centre for Homelessness and Inclusion Health is a cross-College initiative focusing on community engagement, teaching and learning, and research. It has excellent networks with external partners in the third sector, health and social care that have driven the development of a range of innovative projects, including development of an educational course (online) aimed at those working in the sector. There is an exciting opportunity for the post- holder to set the strategic direction, in collaboration with centre partners and directors, for a programme of research that addresses the key issues arising in the current socio-political climate post- Covid-19 pandemic.

    Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Highly effective research, teaching, supervision and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of independently securing substantial external research funding.
  • Demonstrable experience of building partnerships with industry and/or policy makers.
  • Demonstrable experience in designing, teaching, and assessing undergraduate, graduate and doctoral training programmes, including supervision of research students.
  • Demonstrable experience of effective academic leadership and management.
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    As a valued member of our team you can expect:

    An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

    The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

    Interviews will be held in April 2023.

    If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

    The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office's English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.

    About Us

    As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow's greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally.

    About the Team

    The School of Health in Social Science is a vibrant research and professionally driven academic School within the University of Edinburgh's College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The School strives to have a transformational impact on individuals and communities through internationally excellent research, knowledge exchange, and learning and teaching. The distinctive composition of disciplines in the School leads to an emphasis on optimising physical, mental and emotional health for people; amplifying the potential of people and communities vulnerable to exclusion and working with others to achieve this. The Subject Areas are: Clinical Psychology; Nursing Studies; and Counselling & Psychotherapy and Applied Social Sciences. The School works in partnership with a wide range of global and local educational and research partners.

    The School of Health in Social Science is a leading provider of postgraduate and undergraduate education in health and related fields. We offer two undergraduate programmes (one leading to professional registration in nursing); together with postgraduate degrees in Clinical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy, Health in Social Science, and Nursing Studies and an expanding range of Continuing Professional Development and on-line distance learning opportunities.

    The School of Health in Social Science is committed to equal and fair treatment of all its employees and in recognition of the positive promotion of diversity and gender equality among staff and students the School holds a Silver Athena SWAN award.

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