Director of Research and Innovation, Faculty of Health

Liverpool, United Kingdom
£61,200 - £107,000 per annum
26 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
15 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Job Type Academic
Salary £61,200 - £107,000 per annum
Closing Date 15/03/2020
Ref No 2927
Documents 2927 JD Director of Research & Innovation.pdf
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The Faculty of Health at LJMU plays a key role in a variety of health agendas, regionally, nationally and internationally. We seek to recruit an exceptional individual to this new post to lead the Faculty’s research and innovation strategy, inclusive of the operational responsibility for the Public Health Institute (PHI). The Faculty, comprised of PHI, the School of Nursing and Allied Health and the School of Psychology, has an active and robust research portfolio. A new and ambitious strategy requires an inspirational, innovative and enterprising academic to lead and enhance our performance in research and innovation.

LJMU and the Faculty of Health is a member of the Liverpool Health Partnership (LHP) and works actively with Liverpool City Council and the Combined Authority to address health and social care inequalities in Liverpool and the region. The Faculty is also central to the University’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

PHI is a leading international centre for public health research and is working to consolidate its national and international reputation.

Reporting to the Pro Vice Chancellor – Health, you will play a key role in the strategic development of the Faculty, providing scientific leadership to a large team. You will have deep knowledge of the fundamental principles and emerging trends in health research and a strong background of research excellence in an area relevant to the Faculty.

LJMU is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds and communities irrespective of age, transgender status, disability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity and religion or belief.  All our appointments are made on merit.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Raphaela Kane, Pro Vice Chancellor – Health, email:  email copy to Margaret Bell


Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.