Chair in Evidence Based Improvement / Health Related Research

Opening Date:
4 Nov 2016
Closing Date:
5 Dec 2016
Salary Range:

Founded in 1881 as a college of University of St Andrews, University of Dundee has grown in size and research strength since being granted its Royal Charter in 1967 and now has over 3,000 staff and 18,000 students. The University boasts strengths in life sciences and medicine and has a strong reputation across the UK for employment of students in professional careers. Voted Scottish University of the Year 2016 by the Times and Sunday Times, the University of Dundee is consistently recognised for its rapid growth in research power and ranked 15th in the QS Top 50 Under 50 2016-2017.

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences offers teaching and research in broadly in health and related research areas. The School has approximately 1,200 undergraduate students of pre-registration nursing in adult, child and mental health and approximately 300 Masters students. In the latest REF, 85% of the School’s research was judged to be internationally excellent or world leading.

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences seeks to appoint an outstanding candidate for the role of Chair in Evidence Based Improvement / Health Related Research. The post-holder will take on an active research leadership role and contribute to the Dundee Centre for Health and Related Research (D-CHARR), which will be an inter-disciplinary Centre for building capacity in health and related research. The appointee will also play a leading role in the Scottish Improvement Science Collaborating Centre and will report to the Dean of the School and the Associate Dean of Research. The University welcomes applications from individuals across the globe and are open to the precise health related background of the incoming post-holder.

To apply or further information, please visit quoting reference 2743.

The closing date for applications is 9:00am GMT on Monday 5 December 2016.