Professor in Dementia

Opening Date:
27 Mar 2017
Closing Date:
7 Apr 2017
Salary Range:

The School of Healthcare Sciences at Bangor University invites applications for the role of Professor in Dementia. The successful candidate will play a significant role in leading the development of applied research and implementation across the field of dementia. This role represents a significant opportunity for a leading applied researcher to develop their work and reputation.

The successful candidate will join a successful academic programme of dementia research, innovation, service improvement and education. This programme is underpinned by excellent relationships with health and social care services, and a strong research infrastructure in the Bangor Institute for Health and Medical Research ( The Institute hosts five of the School’s research concentrations, including a fully accredited Clinical Trials Unit; health economics; primary care; implementation; and the Dementia Services Development Centre ( The Institute plays a key role in supporting interdisciplinary research links across the University, including with the Schools of Psychology and Medical Sciences. We achieved an excellent outcome in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, placed in the top 20 of 94 Universities entered in Unit of Assessment 3.

In addition to a thriving research programme, the School delivers a comprehensive suite of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional development programmes within health and social care. Our Radiography programme is rated number 1 in the UK in the National Student Survey, and we were ranked 3rd in the UK for nursing and midwifery in the 2016 Complete University Guide.

The post is offered on a full-time permanent basis. To discuss this position informally please contact: Professor Christopher Burton: T: 01248 382556.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post.