City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. City attracts around 20,000 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries. In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made signiﬁcant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.
The Division of Optometry & Visual Sciences in the School of Health Sciences combines academic excellence at undergraduate and postgraduate level with a research-active body of academics and PhD students. It has a national and international reputation in applied vision research, and in the quality of the teaching provided by its renowned academic staff. In the Complete University Guide 2019, the School is ranked first in London for Nursing and Radiography (Medical Technology) programmes; the Nursing Division is ranked first in London and 17th in the UK; and Radiography is ranked first in London and 16th in the UK. For student satisfaction, the School is ranked second nationally for Radiography; fourth nationally for Optometry; sixth nationally for Speech and Language Science; and tenth nationally for Nursing.
The Division is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to undertake a programme of world-leading or internationally excellence research and contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate education, course delivery and management. The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in biology, optometry, psychology or a related discipline. They will demonstrate a breadth and depth of knowledge in ocular biology, pathology and visual science, as well as experience of conducting world-leading or internationally excellent research and a commitment to the delivery of excellence in education.
Interviews to be held on 15 November 2019.
To apply for this role please visit: https://www2.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_cityuniversity01.asp?newms=se