ASTON UNIVERSITY

Professor in Neuroimaging

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Posted
16 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Professor in Neuroimaging

Life & Health Sciences
Salary:     £55,842 to £86,911 per annum 
Grade:     Band 1
Basis:     Full Time 
Closing Date:     23.59 hours GMT on Wednesday 15 November 2017
Interview Date:     To be confirmed 
Reference:     R170460


The School of Life and Health Sciences (LHS) at Aston University is acknowledged as UK-leading with an outstanding reputation for teaching and research. In the last Research Excellence Framework, 80 per cent of Aston’s overall research ranked as ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ with research in the Allied Health Professions ranked 5th in the UK. Within The School of Life & Health Sciences, 94% of our academic research is classed as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

The School of Life & Health Sciences delivers high quality teaching across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes including integrated placement year opportunities in research, medical and commercial settings. Our undergraduate programmes in Audiology, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Optometry, Pharmacy and Psychology are all accredited and approved by the relevant professional regulatory body and rank highly in the NSS and University League Tables.

We are now seeking to appoint a senior colleague to join our LHS academic team as a leading member of the Aston Brain Centre and contribute to the delivery of our exciting future plans in neuroscience and neuroimaging methods development. As a Senior Academic you will be responsible for providing academic leadership, ensuring the development and enhancement of the subject area as well as its regional, national and international reputation. Post holders will need to be established in their academic discipline, and able to demonstrate leadership through an established record of teaching, research and / or professional practice in their subject area. All candidates must be able to demonstrate the necessary teamwork skills to foster collaboration with existing colleagues, to build links both within the University and externally and the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development.

Candidates with strong research and learning & teaching profiles in the neurosciences that will complement our internationally-recognised research and teaching across the School are particularly invited to apply. 

Applicants can contact the Deputy Executive Dean of Life & Health Sciences, Professor Anthony Hilton (0121-204 3960; email: a.c.hilton@aston.ac.uk) for informal discussion about the posts before applying. You are also encouraged to consult the Associate Dean for Research, Professor Roslyn Bill (0121-204 4274; email: r.m.bill@aston.ac.uk). Our web site at http://www1.aston.ac.uk/ provides further details about the School of Life & Health Sciences and the Biological & Biomedical Sciences Subject Group.