Head of Division

Opening Date:
24 Mar 2017
Closing Date:
10 Apr 2017
Salary Range:

School of Health Sciences, Queen Margaret University Edinburgh: Division of Dietetics, Nutrition, Biological Sciences, Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Radiography (DPPR)

The Division is looking for a dynamic academic leader to drive review and innovation. You will have an outstanding academic track record with a publication and research funding profile that demonstrates proven excellent standing in your field. You will be a leader of both teaching and research, demonstrating the potential to drive forward the research and knowledge exchange agenda of the School. You will also possess proven experience in academic leadership and in the formulation of strategy and translation of strategy to action

To apply for this exciting role you should have a PhD or Professional Doctorate in a relevant allied health field or in food /nutrition science. There is an opportunity of the appointment being at Professorial level should the internal University criteria be met. There will also be an opportunity to appoint an internal Deputy Head of Division.

The Division has a large teaching portfolio in the specialist areas as above and has a strong record of high quality AHP Interdisciplinary Education, and provides a wide range of teaching/ learning and research opportunities. All professional based programmes have been successfully accredited by respective the Health Care Professions Council HCPC and their Professional Bodies. The Division also offers two programmes UG and one PG programme with our partners in Greece.

The knowledge exchange Centre: Scottish Centre for Food Development and innovation is housed in the Division alongside a significant and expanding research profile through The Centre for Health Activity and Rehabilitation Science. Division staff were submitted under UoA 3 in Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.
For further enquiries please contact Mary Craig (HR), mcraig@qmu.ac.uk or Prof Fiona Coutts (Dean), fcoutts@qmu.ac.uk

Interviews Week commencing 1st May 2017