- Advert number: 317136-0
- Posted Date: 15/11/12
- Closing Date: 14/12/12
PIONEER WITH PLYMOUTH UNIVERSITY
Professor/Associate Professor (Reader) in Oral and Dental Health Research
Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry Plymouth Dental School
Salary: Appropriate clinical or non-clinical academic scale
Plymouth University is a thriving, dynamic institution, recently named as one of the top 10 UK modern universities in the world*, in the top 300 universities of all
global universities** and this year a recipient of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education and People and Planet green university award***.
* Times Higher Education ‘Top 100 under 50’ ranking
** Times Higher Education Worldwide University ranking
*** People and Planet green university guide
Plymouth University is one of the UK’s most prominent and dynamic Higher Education Institutions and the largest provider of education for health professionals in the South West. Next year the University launches the Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, establishing itself as the first post-‘92 University to lead a medical school with a dental school. This builds on the success of Plymouth University’s ten-year partnership with the University of Exeter, in which they collaboratively created the South West’s first Medical and Dental school.
Plymouth University already has a strong record of excellence, enterprise and innovation across its teaching and research activities and having its own medical and dental schools will enhance this exceptional portfolio.
Celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2012, the University enjoys outstanding links with employers and plays a key role in civic, community and regional leadership.
The Dental School’s research is configured around the two themes of Health Services/Clinical Research and Biomedical sciences. The HSR/Clinical theme incorporates: i) evidence based health care; ii) research priority setting methods development; iii) primary care; iv) clinical education and; v) psychology. The Biomedical sciences theme incorporates: i) neuroscience; ii) immunology; and iii) materials science.
The Dental School seeks to expand its portfolio of high quality translational research with relevance to local, national and international priorities in oral and general health through the appointment of a research leader (clinical or non-clinical) in a field synergistic with the above themes and institutional core values.
The salary will be on the appropriate clinical or non-clinical academic scale. The exact pay threshold will be dependent on experience and seniority. To be appointed at Consultant level, clinical candidates will need to meet the requirements of the relevant Royal College Specialist Advisory Committee.
This is a full-time position, working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.
Closing date: 12 midnight, 14th December 2012.
It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Tuesday 15th January 2013.
To apply, please visit www.plymouth.ac.uk/jobs
Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.