Executive Director

Coventry, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Thursday, 12 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Monday, 30 September 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 30/09/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Salary Competitive Salary
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

Health and Life Sciences, Research Centre of Intelligent Healthcare

Coventry University is seeking an ambitious senior academic for the role of Executive Director in the new Research Centre for Intelligent Healthcare, which is based in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.  The Centre aims to become a globally recognised research centre for pioneering and opinion-setting research in the area of digital healthcare and its contribution to improving communities and enriching and prolonging individual lives.

We are looking to attract an outstanding academic to be responsible for implementing and driving the Centresvision and strategy. You will contribute to the centres reputation and rankingand will possess the academic credibility and standing to lead the breadth ofdisciplines and activities within the Research Centre. You should have strong leadership skills, a clear vision and will be a forward thinking innovative researcher with experience of managing academics within an interdisciplinary research environment. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to shape and grow this new dynamic research centre.

The Centre is further strengthened by our links with companies, hospitals and public health bodies through our Advisory Board, Honorary Research Fellows and Associates. We also have a growing team of PhD students who contribute to a vibrant and thriving research environment. The multidisciplinary vision is evident in our three core themes:

  • Behaviour &Implementation Science
  • Epidemiology
  • Prototype Design,Testing & Regulation

If you are interested in the position and wish to know more, please contact Professor Richard Aspinall, Associate Dean for Research,  07557 425698.

This is a permanent full time post and we are looking to fill the position as soon as possible.

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