The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
Prof of Global Health, De Montfort University, 2019
Professor of Global Health
Employer: De Montfort University, UK
De Montfort University (DMU) was the most improved university in the UK, in the 2015 Times and Sunday Times league table. DMU is renowned for creativity and innovation with our own distinctive way of doing things. A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.
The Leicester School of Allied Health Sciences has an excellent reputation for the delivery of both undergraduate and postgraduate courses and has a vibrant interdisciplinary research culture. The School is seeking to appoint a Chair to develop and lead trans-disciplinary global health research, with an emphasis on public/community health and/or allied health.
It is our goal to become the leading provider of professional and creative education with research that pushes boundaries and improves lives. We wish to attract more talented, professional and creative academics to our campus.
You will need experience of global/international research and develop global health research and expertise, with the potential to establish a Centre or Institute of Global Health.
You should have an established research track record including evidence of significant income generation, high impact publications and national/international esteem indicators.
You will also provide academic leadership and teaching in global health.
Find out more about the opportunity and how to apply here.