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Professor of Research in Integrated Care (Ref:005)

Salary range: 
Band 2 Professor, within the range of £65,578 - £76,111 per annum

Full time, fixed term contract for 3 years

The Integrated Care Academy (ICA) is seeking to appoint a Professor to lead its Programme of Research. The ICA is the first of its kind in the country, an innovative partnership between the University of Suffolk, the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System (ICS), Suffolk County Council, Healthwatch Suffolk and others for the voluntary and community sector, such as Suffolk Mind and local hospices.

This Professorial post is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the strategic leadership of the ICA. The successful post-holder will play a pivotal role in the long-term success of the ICA as they contribute to national and international debates about the future of integrated care. A key part of this role is to foster relationships across the University, with existing and future partners, and key stakeholders across the NHS, social care, voluntary and community sector, and NGOs to extend its vibrant and innovative programme of research in integrated care. The successful post-holder will be expected lead in the delivery of the next Research Excellence Framework.

Applicants should have a strong leadership profile in academia and/ or in policy related to the care sector and its integration. They will have an extensive record of working across the boundaries between academy and policy, demonstrate a record of successful research funding, delivery of nationally recognised research programmes, have a stellar publication record, and have achieved successful doctoral supervision. The applicant will have demonstrable experience of, and involvement in, the processes around the Research Excellence Framework. In addition, the post holder will possess a strong personal drive to encourage and motivate others, building a robust research and teaching culture across the ICA and the wider University.

For specific enquiries about the role, please contact Professor Chantal Ski (Director of the ICA and Professor of Integrated Care)

Closing date: Friday 14th October, midday

Interview date: W/C 24th October 2022

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