Emplois Applied Health & Social Care - Edge Hill University

Applied Health & Social Care

University of the Year 2014/2015 - Times Higher Education Awards

About You

We are seeking a visionary and pro-active leader who is able to build upon a portfolio that already delivers an innovative, exciting and high quality student experience.

To be successful you will be a people focused leader, capable of further developing our culture of high performance. Using your finely honed leadership and communication skills you will support, inspire and develop talent with the future in mind, providing vision and strategic direction to colleagues.

We require an individual of exceptional academic stature who ideally, will have an established track record of high quality publications and grant income with a research profile that aligns to one of the Faculty research themes.

Resilient, positive and creative - if you are looking for an opportunity to excel and help others to succeed, then this may be the role for you.

About the Role

You will provide the strategic leadership and direction to the Department and a key feature of the role will be developing talent and processes that result in great performance in teaching and research excellence.

The role carries responsibility for the academic profile of the Department, as well as its strategic development for teaching, research and innovation. With a remit to expand the Department's portfolio, opportunities exist for visionary leadership in maintaining and enhancing the excellence in our student experience.

About Us

When Edge Hill was awarded University of the Year title for 2014/15, Times Higher Education described it as “a great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year”. The award recognised our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. It also celebrated Edge Hill University’s distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

We are now seeking to appoint exceptional people to be part of our continuing success story.



Closing date for receipt of completed application forms

3rd May 2016

Interview date

7th June 2016