Jobs: Yorkshire and Humberside

Director of the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre

Opening Date:
9 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
6 Dec 2018
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The Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC)] is a unique £14m transformational hub at the heart of Sheffield. It will be the world's most advanced research and development centre for physical activity and will drive collaboration between higher education, business and the people of the City Region, to fuel improvements to health and wellbeing and increase economic growth. Sheffield Hallam, which hosts the AWRC, has an exceptional track record for working with and engaging the local community through our research programmes that focus on design, health, technology and education. As director of the centre you will create an environment in which the best ideas, talent and investment are brought together for the common purpose of co-designing and co-producing new technologies, products, interventions and services that help people move to improve their health and wellbeing. You will be responsible for:
  • Establishing the centre's infrastructure and implementing the business plan.
  • Strategic leadership and vision to develop the AWRC in the areas of applied academic research, scholarship, income generation, knowledge exchange and technology transfer, and business development.
  • Contributing to the strategic leadership of the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, in which the centre is based.
To lead the AWRC we're looking for a senior leader with an outstanding academic profile in the area of health, sport or technology, excellent business acumen and the ability and personal qualities to manage relationships and work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Lecturer for Nursing and Associated Health Care Programmes

Opening Date:
2 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
2 Dec 2018
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Applicants are required to submit a current CV and covering letter outlining how their qualifications and experience meet the Person Specification in the Job Description below The Faculty of Health Sciences is a new and dynamic Faculty at the University of Hull comprising of three Schools; School of Health and Social Work, Hull York Medical School and School of Life Sciences. The Education and Research profile spans through Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health, Social Work, Bio-medical science, psychology to sports health and exercise science. The University of Hull has been praised for excellent student outcomes by a Government panel evaluating excellence in teaching in UK Universities, the University was awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework and the School of Health and Social Work aim to build on this success and continue to strive for excellence in our teaching and student experience. Within the School of Health and Social Work we are redeveloping the structure and content of our curricula to ensure that our students can meet the complex and evolving challenges that they face in practice; this includes a number of new initiatives, which include strengthening our international portfolio and developing our apprenticeship programmes. To support the current and future health and social care provision, we are seeking motivated and talented Registered Health Care professionals to join the programme teams. In addition to a strong educational offer, the Faculty provides excellent opportunities for practitioners who wish to build their academic career. Supported by an internationally renowned professoriate and a commitment to continuing professional development, the Faculty encourages all academic staff to enhance their teaching skills through the development of scholarly activity. The post holder will join a team of academic staff involved in the delivery of the range of nursing and health care programmes offered

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Infection Diseases

Opening Date:
2 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
4 Dec 2018
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The Hull York Medical School wishes to appoint an outstanding clinical academic in Infectious Diseases at Senior Lecturer level. This post holder will be part of the Immunology, Haematology and Infection (IHI) theme of York Biomedical Research Institute (YBRI). This is an interdepartmental research institute created by the University of York and Hull York Medical School. This is a joint post with the Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust where the clinical component of the role will be based. Main purpose of the role
  • To develop and lead a funded programme of high-quality, independent research in Infectious Diseases.
  • To enhance existing links between clinical and basic Infectious Diseases research and develop new avenues for collaboration between Hull and York Universities and our partner hospitals.
  • To take responsibility for overseeing, developing and promoting innovative teaching and learning approaches and material, which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students.
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.
  • To join a team of Infection Consultants in delivering specialised clinical care.
Key Requirements
  • MD/Phd in Infectious Diseases.
  • MRCP (UK) or an equivalent qualification.
  • On the General Medical Council (GMC) Special Register (either CCT, CESR or European Community Rights).
  • Teaching qualification.
  • Sufficient knowledge in Infection to design and develop innovative research and teaching programmes.
  • Salary will be consistent with the Clinical Academic salary scale.
To apply Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Una Macleod (una.macleod@hyms.ac.uk) or Dr Peter Moss (peter.moss@hey.nhs.uk)

External Examiner – BA (Hons) Health and Social Care Studies

Opening Date:
30 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2018
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We are looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our BA (Hons) Health and Social Care Studies course at Sheffield Hallam University. This is the top up level 6 year following the successful completion of a Foundation Degree that we run in partnership with a range of collaborative colleges. The course is currently delivered at Sheffield Hallam University. Due to an unforeseen development we are seeking to appoint an external examiner for this level 6 year as soon as possible. Your role and responsibilities would include:
  • confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at Sheffield Hallam University with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education;
  • confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students;
  • Reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.
You should have appropriate expertise and experience to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education. You would be required to demonstrate that you have an understanding of the complexities of working across the health and social care sector. The appointees will be required to moderate a sample of scripts in relation to selected modules within the above programmes. You will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Assessment Boards as appropriate. You will also be required to attend an Induction session at the University. Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to Rachel McManus at Sheffield Hallam University at r.mcmanus@shu.ac.uk All appointments are subject to verification of eligibility to work in the UK, as per UK Visas and Immigration requirements. Please refer to the UKVI website for further information.

Lecturer in Maternal Care

Opening Date:
17 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
18 Nov 2018
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Are you ready to join an enthusiastic and academically talented team? Do you want to be involved in teaching undergraduate and post graduate students and supervising PhD students? Are you a registered midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or eligible for registration? The School of Healthcare’s vision is that: ‘We will translate excellence in research and scholarship, within each of our academic portfolios, into an exceptional student experience, and make a major impact upon society.' As a Lecturer in Maternal Care you will contribute particularly to pre-registration midwifery education, supervise PhD students and postgraduate taught students and lead developments in this role. As a Lecturer in Maternal Care you will have a PhD in a relevant subject (or equivalent) or are nearing completion of a postgraduate research degree at a comparable level. You will also be a registered midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), or be eligible for registration, have practice experience, and have a teaching qualification or be willing to undertake one when in post. To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: Dr Angela Hewett, Academic Unit Director Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 1356 Email: a.hewett@leeds.ac.uk Professor Linda McGowan, Professor in Applied Health Research Tel: +44 (0) 0113 3431339 Email: l.mcgowan@leeds.ac.uk If you have any specific enquiries about your online application please contact the Head of School Office on tel: +44 (0) 113 343 1434 or email: headofschooloffice@healthcare.leeds.ac.uk Apply: http://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/MHHEA1130

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Clinical Oncology

Opening Date:
20 Sep 2018
Closing Date:
21 Nov 2018
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This is an exciting time to join the Hull York Medical School. The University of Hull has ambitious plans for research growth: our vision is to be a world leader in well-designed applied health research, and to conduct outstanding research of relevance to our local area. This vision is being enabled by a £28m investment by the University in a new Health Campus development and the establishment of an Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research. The formation of the Institute is supported by a major investment in academic staff and the establishment of strong methods and support infrastructure, including a new clinical trials unit. We have attracted 14 new academic staff in the last 18 months. This is an opportunity for a clinical academic (expected 50:50) in Oncology to join this growing group of academics. The appointee will be expected to develop their own research programme within the HYMS research strategy and to obtain external funding. They will be expected to provide teaching for the School’s programmes, including the MB BS and postgraduate offerings. The appointee will be an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic medical academic with a strong background in clinical research and a commitment to research, innovative service provision and education. The NHS base for the post will be in the Queen’s centre for oncology and haematology at Castle Hill Hospital. This facility has 6 LINACs with the ability to perform IMRT and SABR. The department has an internationally renowned department of radiation physics. Additionally, the site has a PET-CT scanner and will have an onsite cyclotron opening in 2019. This will allow the clinical use of novel PET isotopes which may be useful in advanced radiotherapy planning. Informal enquiries and visits will be welcomed. For further information, please contact Professor Una Macleod, Dean, Hull York Medical School, tel: 01482 463757; email: una.macleod@hyms.ac.uk