Teaching, Research & Scholarship
Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care
Job Description & Person Specification (PDF, 531.67kb)
Expectations of Academics (PDF, 161.69kb)
Professorial Appointment Pack (PDF, 273.23kb)
ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. We are ranked in the world's top 350 HEIs in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and in the top ten mainstream universities in the country for the proportion of UK undergraduates in employment 15 months after graduating. We have campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough with around 2,500 staff and 35,000 students from 180 countries. With a focussed civic mission, we are committed to working with others through education, research and knowledge exchange to enhance the economic, cultural and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work and live.
About the Role:
The School of Allied Health offers a range of programmes in clinical, scientific, public health and leadership disciplines. We are seeking a Professor of Allied Health to deliver impactful research and expand our collaborative working with key partners and stakeholders.
The post holder will use their experience to drive the development of emerging research activity within the school and particularly in collaboration with the Research and Development Department at the UK National Health Service (NHS) East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT).
The School of Allied Health is working closely with ESNEFT and other partners as part of our mission to improve the health of our community. Delivering high quality evidence-based research in Allied Health is a key part of our strategy to achieve this.
Reporting to the Head of School, the Professor of Allied Health will benefit from recent significant investment in research focused posts across a range of Allied Health projects. The postholder will be expected to support the development of these post holders, as well as guiding the appointment of further posts to support the school's research ambitions and developing their own portfolio of activity.
With a PhD or professional doctorate, currently holding the title of Professor within a UK university or the ability to meet our professorial criteria, you will hold a track record in Allied research at national / international level and demonstrable leadership experience of early career clinical researchers. You will possess excellent research and supervision skills, interpersonal and networking skills with the ability to build and nurture internal and external relationships and be a strategic and analytical thinker.
Find out more about working with us.
We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.
We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working .
For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.