Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

United Kingdom

Closing soon

Job Category

Teaching, Research & Scholarship

Vacancy Type

Fixed term contract

Fixed Term Duration

18 months

Employment Type

Full time

Salary From

£37,099

Salary To

£42,978

Location

Writtle

Faculty/Prof Service

Faculty of Health, Medicine & Social Care

Ref No

2923

Closing Date

31/05/2024

Documents

  • Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 237.29kb)

  • Expectation of Academics (PDF, 161.69kb)

  • About ARU:

    ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. ARU holds a Gold award for the quality of its education, awarded through the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

    ARU's research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK's Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world leading. We are the largest provider of Nursing, Midwifery, Health and Social Care students in the East of England, and we are also among the UK's leading universities for degree apprenticeship provision, working with hundreds of employers across the UK.

    At our ARU Writtle campus, we specialise in animal, environmental, agricultural and horticultural courses, for learners aged 16 to 18, adult learners, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

    About the role:

    There has never been a more exciting time to join ARU Writtle – not only will you form part of our new Health and Wellbeing team, but you will also be supporting our new Healthcare Projects. This role offers a great opportunity to work in the team as our Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, with the possibility to move to and between other projects as they develop.

    Reporting to the Deputy Head of School Community Health, the role holder will be required to assist in the design, implementation, and support the evaluation of funded projects. The role holder will also assist with seeking and developing further projects for the University research strategy, specifically relating to the Healthcare Projects.

    To be successful in this role, you will have academic and other research experience with a reputable institute/organisation, along with ability to articulate visions or solutions when faced with a range of complex issues, perspectives, and opinions. Furthermore, you will have experience in building sustainable relationships between academic, and non-academic organisations, leading demonstrable research and innovation outputs.

    It is expected that interviews will take place on 10 June 2024

    ARU are committed to the safeguarding of all its students, staff and visitors and provides a safe physical environment.

    All appointments at ARU Writtle are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Children's Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be obtained from https: // www. gov.uk/disclosure-barring- service-check.

    This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. https: // www. gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-filtering-guidance/dbs- filtering-guide#can-an-employer-ask-an-individual-to-declare-details-of-all- convictions-and-cautions.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that ARU will carry out online searches as part of the due diligence on short listed candidates.

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

    Job details

    Title

    Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

    Employer

    Anglia Ruskin University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    May 16, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 31, 2024

    Job type

    Lecturer

    Field

    Medicine,Social Science

    About the employer

    Anglia Ruskin University is amongst the most prestigious universities located in East Anglia, United Kingdom. The origins of the university can be traced back to the year 1858 when John Ruskin founded the Cambridge School of Art. With time, the Essex Institute of Higher Education merged with Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology to form Anglia Polytechnic. In 1992, it was named as Anglia Polytechnic University, and in 2005, it was renamed as Anglia Ruskin University. Keeping in mind the overall development of the university, over a period of time, it invested more than £115 million on its campuses.

    Based in East Anglia, the university has four campuses and partner institutes in the country as well as in international locations. University's four campuses are located in Chelmsford, Cambridge, Peterborough, and London. Its flagship Cambridge campus is home to high-tech clinical skills labs, which also include mock hospital areas. Initially based in the city center, the Chelmsford campus moved to a new location in the year 1992. One of the main highlights of this riverside campus is the School of Medicine, which was set up in 2018 and is the foremost such school in Essex. The Chelmsford campus also boasts of its Queen's building, which was opened by none other than the Queen herself.

    The Guild House Peterborough campus, which was established in the year 2011, specializes in social and healthcare courses and is dedicated to training professionals of the corresponding field. Located in proximity to the city center, this campus has a strength of nearly 1200 students. The London campus was founded in 2015 and offers different undergraduate and postgraduate courses. In order to mark its presence in the UK and globally, the university partnered with a number of different institutions in the country, as well as across the world. Within the UK, it joined hands with University Centre West Anglia and University Centre Peterborough, while overseas, it entered into partnerships with colleges of different countries like India, Malaysia, Mauritius.

    The university offers undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses in different fields, keeping in mind the diverse requirements. There are postgraduate research courses available at the university as well, during which students can access modern facilities and gain hands-on experience. In addition, the university offers different part-time and continuing professional development (CPD) courses, which are particularly for working professionals. With the distance learning facility, students can gain access to study resources and online workshops.

    The university has more than 1,00,000 alumni present in 165 nations, who are working in different spheres. Some of the notable alumni are Chris Beckett (academic and author), Angela Hartnett (entrepreneur), Ian Miller (English footballer), Tony Palladino (English cricketer), and Barbara Yung (Hong Kong actress).

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