Professor of Family Care

Worcester, Worcestershire (GB)
£66,017 - £78,828 a year
04 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

University of Worcester
Dementia Carers Count: Professor of Family Care 
£66,017 - £78,828 a year  
Full time, fixed term for three years 

A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated individual to join our team at the Association for Dementia Studies as the DCC Professor of Family Care. Dementia Carers Count (DCC), formerly known as the Royal Surgical Aid Society, are joint funders of this post alongside the University of Worcester. 

 You will be a successful and experienced researcher in the field of dementia care and support. You will enjoy working in partnership with people and families affected by dementia and have experience of working with a range of health and care providers in improving the quality of person centred practice. You will also have a good track record in leading research projects, income generation, teaching, research supervision, publications and dissemination. 

If successful, your work will focus wholly on the development of a research and knowledge exchange portfolio around family care and dementia. This new professorial post will benefit from being part of a well-established multi-professional group of educationalists, researchers and practitioners at the Association for Dementia Studies. In addition, you will work closely with Dementia Carers Count providing a real opportunity to help embed research into innovative practice in family care and support. You will provide a high profile role for the charity and be part of the senior leadership team within the Association for Dementia Studies. 

If you would like to arrange an informal discussion with Professor Dawn Brooker please call Zuleika Sankey, Dawn’s Secretary on 01905 542386, Dementia Carers Count have appointed Karen Hope to assist with recruitment. To arrange to talk to Karen please email  

For more information about the Association for Dementia Studies please visit our website, For more information about the work of Dementia Carers Count please visit

Ref: IHS1815 - 3690 
Closing date: 5 July 2018. 
Interview date: 31 July 2018.

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