Professor and Head of Department

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Professor and Head of Department

Department for Health

The University of Bath’s advancement since its foundation in 1966 has been remarkable. Nationally recognised as one of the leading institutions for research and teaching excellence, it is ranked 6th by the Guardian University Guide for 2019 and was awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. The University offers a distinctive blend of academic reputation, outstanding graduate employment record, and a full programme of social, cultural, recreational and personal development opportunities. It also has world-class sporting facilities and was voted Sports University of the Year for 2018 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

The Department for Health is one of the largest Departments at the University producing high-quality research with a strong applied focus. The Department aims to contribute to the promotion of population health and wellbeing, the enhancement of functional performance at all levels, as well as improving the quality and efficiency of health services. Ranked 1st for Sport Science in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, 16th globally for Sports-Related Subjects in the QS Subject rankings 2018, and with 90% of the Department’s research rated as world leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014), the Department is clearly on an exciting upward trajectory.

The University of Bath is now seeking to appoint a new Head of Department for Health. Candidates will demonstrate a track record of academic leadership alongside the ability to set a vibrant strategic vision for this highly successful Department. An inspirational and motivational leader, passionate about the power of a university to transform the health and wellbeing of people, the successful candidate will represent the Department’s interests within and outside the University while effectively managing the operations of the Department including staff and budgets.

For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please see ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> quoting reference 3643. The deadline for applications is midday BST on 17th August 2018.

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. ,
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