UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

Reader/Chair in Musculoskeletal Health Sciences Research

Location
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire (GB)
Posted
Thursday, 11 April 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 9 June 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, MEDICAL SCIENCES AND NUTRITION

READER / CHAIR IN MUSCULOSKELETAL HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH

REF NO: IHS051A 

The Aberdeen Centre for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health (ACAMH) undertakes pioneering research to understand mechanisms of disabling musculoskeletal conditions, describe their epidemiology and provide evidence on effective management. Our research focuses on mechanisms, epidemiology and management. Members of the group involve clinical researchers, clinicians and patient partners.

We now seek an individual with expertise in health services research to join the multidisciplinary team in ACAMH (www.abdn.ac.uk/acamh), based in the Epidemiology Group (www.abdn.ac.uk/epidemiology), to play a leading role in continuing to expand this area of work.

You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

You will have experience in conducting and reporting mixed method studies.

You will have experience in designing and effectively delivering teaching modules. 

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 9 salary scale (£59,828 - £67,318 per annum) for Chairs, or the Grade 8 salary scale (£51,630 - £58,089 per annum) for Readers, and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience. 

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 3 year probation period. 

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here    

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English.

Please do not hesitate to contact Grant Rae, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 437068 or email grant.rae@abdn.ac.uk for further information. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9 June 2019 

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact: 

Professor Paul Fowler, Interim Head of School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition
p.a.fowler@abdn.ac.uk 

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Fowler 

Please quote reference number IHS051A on all correspondence  

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff