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Position: University Clinical Academic Fellow/University Academic Fellow in Bioinformatics
Institution: University of Leeds
Department: School of Medicine
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Duties: Pursuing a programme of individual and collaborative research, resulting in high quality publications and a national and international profile and engaging with industry as appropriate to attract and co-ordinate major initiatives; Promoting the integration of your own research area with other research interests, in the School, Faculty and University; Attracting research funding individually and collaboratively to underpin high quality research activity and research programmes/projects; Developing a strategy to ensure that your research has the potential for impact beyond academia; Undertaking research-led teaching at different levels, with engagement in continual improvement in response to student and other feedback
Requirements: A PhD (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant field, for example epidemiology, informatics, health economics or health services research; Significant research expertise in applied health research; Evidence of the potential to secure significant external funding to support your research activity; A clear and compelling academic plan that will deliver academic and more general impact at an international level; A clear strategy to connect across the different research groups within the University; Significant proven research experience within the academic discipline with a developing record of internationally excellent publications; Experience of presenting at national and international conferences and/or symposia; Evidence of building strong working relationships within and, as appropriate, beyond your own discipline and to contribute to successful projects and collaborations; The potential and commitment to undertake high quality and innovative teaching and gain a higher education teaching qualification or award; Experience of delivering and engaging with student education where opportunities have existed; A high level of interpersonal and communication skills, and a strong ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with students, academic and external audiences; The ability to lead projects and organise, balance and prioritise work commitments. As a University Clinical Academic Fellow you will also have: The ability to demonstrate a high level of clinical experience and competence in the relevant field; Full registration with the General Medical/Dental Council/appropriate professional registration e.g. HCPC; The appropriate clinical qualification, clinical training and experience, and there will be a specific selection process to assess clinical competence
Text: University Clinical Academic Fellow/University Academic Fellow in Bioinformatics (Cancer) Are you an experienced and ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a strong research background in applied health research? Do you want to further your career in a world-leading, research-intensive Russell Group University? With a vision and drive to contribute to a World-Leading research portfolio, as well as a passion for undertaking research-led teaching, you will make a significant impact on the performance, stature and profile of research and student education at The University of Leeds. As a result of its strong interdisciplinary collaborations, the University of Leeds is a world leader in bioinformatics research. There are several groups with strong reputations in producing evidence that drives improvements in applied outcomes research, including specialist teams in epidemiology, economics, clinical trials, patient and clinician reported outcomes, and health informatics as well as internationally-renowned clinical experts across all disciplines. Research undertaken in outcomes research in the University has national and international impact. The evidence produced is translated back into health and social care to inform gold standard and cost-effective services. To deliver this we have acquired significant programme and infrastructure funding (including strong industrial partnerships) and we foster national and international collaborations to ensure our research has maximum reach and impact. As a University Clinical Academic Fellow/University Academic Fellow in health outcomes research you would have previous experience in applied health research and will be supported to continue to build your own programme of research activity. You will be expected to engage with academic, clinical and third sector colleagues to develop and evaluate complex interventions in health and social care. Work could include promoting earlier diagnosis, tackling inequalities in care provision, improving quality of life and improving the cost-effectiveness of services. Given the interdisciplinary nature of outcomes research at the Leeds you might have skills in any applied research setting that could include quantitative or qualitative methods, trial methodology or health economics. Applications are welcomed from clinically and non-clinically qualified applicants . Career Pathway: Tenure track equivalent post requiring successful completion of a 5 year development plan, leading to appointment to a grade 9 Associate Professor, with the potential for accelerated progression. Find out more about our Academic Fellowships For any queries , please email: To explore the post further, please contact: Professor Rory O’Connor, Pro-Dean for Research and Innovation (Faculty of Medicine and Health) Tel: 44 (0)113 343 0671 Email: R.J.O’ Eva Morris, Professor of Cancer Epidemiology Tel: 44 (0)113 343 0858 Email: Chris Bojke, Professor of Health Economics Email: David Sebag-Montefiore, Stanley & Audrey Burton Professor of Clinical Oncology Tel: 44(0)113 206 8106 Email: Galina Velikova, Professor of Psychosocial and Medical Oncology Tel: 44(0)113 206 7917 Email: Application Requirements As part of the application process you will be required to upload the following documents: 1. A CV; 2. A list of publications; 3. A statement detailing your research and academic plan (no more than 2 sides of A4). Location: Leeds - Main Campus Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health School/Institute: School of Medicine Category: Academic Grade: Grade 8 Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 p.a. Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Closing Date: Sunday 10 March 2019 Reference: MHFW1040 Downloads: Candidate Brief
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