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Associate Professor in Public Health

Greenwich / Avery Hill, United Kingdom
£56,021 to £64,914 plus £4069 London weighting per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Location: Greenwich & Avery Hill
Salary: £56,021 to £64,914 plus £4069 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Wednesday 26 June 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 3989-E-E-E

Following several years of robust growth, we are pleased to be able to offer several new positions in Public Health, one of which is the position of Associate Professor.

The School of Human Sciences is located in the fantastic newly refurbished Dreadnought building on the World Heritage site at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

You will be joining a School and Faculty that is building a strong interdisciplinary and cross-professional approach to solving the grand challenges facing society. We are looking for colleagues who will have a commitment to maintaining and building the University’s excellence in teaching and learning, and who are doing research that has the potential for significant long-term academic and societal impact. We welcome applications from individuals with an interest in any area of Public Health. This reflects our already strong coverage of core curriculum areas and clear research interest groups.

As a Faculty we also welcome candidates whose research work will resonate with one or more new interdisciplinary Faculty Research Centres within the Institute for Lifecourse Development:

  • Centre for Chronic Disease and Ageing
  • Centre for Inequalities
  • Centre for Mental Health
  • Centre for Professional Workforce Development
  • Centre for Thinking and Learning
  • Centre for Vulnerable Children and Families

The School has an active and growing research base. We anticipate a strong performance in REF2021 particularly with regard to ‘research environment’. The University is currently rated TEF silver, reflecting our excellent teaching and learning, and we have realistic aspirations to achieve a TEF rating of ‘gold’ in any forthcoming assessment exercise.

We are looking to recruit an individual with a strong track record of scholarly outputs and professional activities who, at the same time, is able to demonstrate commitment to teaching excellence and innovation as well as appropriate experience of teaching in the HE sector for this level. Candidates would be expected to have a PhD in Public Health or related field.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Charlotte Jeavons (Head of School); email: or please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

Employment Visa: Under the UK Government Points Based System scheme this role does meet the criteria to be sponsored for a Skilled Worker Route application.

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

Academic Career Pathways

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management

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