Global Chair in Public and Preventative Health

Lincoln, Lincolnshire (GB)
29 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

As a TEF-Gold rated institution, the University of Lincoln is ranked 22nd in the UK in the Guardian University Guide and 42nd in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. As part of a Global Chairs campaign, and to invest further in research leadership where we know we can make a significant difference, the University now seeks to appoint a Global Chair in Public and Preventative Health as part of its Global Chairs Campaign.

Suitable candidates will possess significant academic standing and accomplishment in the field, as well as the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to make a real impact in building and advancing research activity at the University in this area. The postholder will work in the Community and Health Research Unit. Expertise in Clinical Trials and/or Health Services research would be particularly useful.

We understand that research is at the heart of what it means to be a university. We are proud to be home to world-class researchers who are making significant contributions to their subject areas. This was reflected in the latest Research Excellence Framework, where more than half of the University’s research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.

We are a fast-growing university, where staff and students work collaboratively on pioneering research that makes a tangible difference to people’s lives. Our researchers are tackling some of the world’s most challenging problems, from the fight against drug-resistant bacteria to mitigating the impact of climate change.

The School of Health and Social Care has established a regional, national and international reputation for its teaching, its research and its broad educational opportunities The Lincoln Institute for Health, a cross disciplinary institute of the University, draws on expertise from science, social science and arts to create a unique platform for health research. The University has also recently established, in partnership with the University of Nottingham and our local health community, a new Medical School.

The University has engaged Perrett Laver to support the University in this appointment process and further information can be downloaded from our website at For informal enquiries about the role, please email Caitlin Tickell at, quoting reference number 3886/1.

Applications should consist of a letter of application together with a curriculum vitae and a publications list. 

The closing date for applications is 12 noon GMT on Friday 28th December 2018.