Professor and Director of the Institute for Public Policy & Professional Practice

Location
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Posted
10 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
07 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

EDGE HILL UNIVERSITY
Professor and Director of the Institute for Public Policy & Professional Practice
Competitive salary
EHM0191-1016

Play a leading part in the University's research-impact strategy

About You
You will be an open and consultative leader with successful experience of managing resources prudently, with integrity and professionalism. You will be of professorial standing (or eligible to be considered for a professorial appointment) and hold an international reputation as a researcher and networker. To be successful you will be committed to collaborative research and the co-production of knowledge. With a proven capacity to provide strategic leadership for Institute for Public Policy & Professional Practice you will ensure that it becomes one of the country’s leading research institutes on public policy.

About the Role
You will lead the Institute for Public Policy & Professional Practice, an outward-facing interdisciplinary research institute with effective partnerships locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. It is committed to public engagement and to playing a leading part in the University's research-impact strategy.

Rewards/Benefits

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

Our comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme gives you the opportunity to; have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, a trim from our onsite hairdresser, make an appointment for a massage and to get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film. This is just a taste of what we offer for you to take full advantage of at Edge Hill University.

About Us
“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” - THE University of the Year 2014/15

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Time Higher award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for an ambitious and high performing professor.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact Professor George Talbot, Pro Vice Chancellor & Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at George.Talbot@edgehill.ac.uk

For an online application form and job description, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/jobs

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 7th November 2016.