Professor in Public Health and Director

Keele University
University of Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Closing date
8 Jun 2022

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Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
School of Medicine

Professor in Public Health and Director of the Institute for Global Health and Wellbeing

Starting Salary: Commensurate with Seniority of the post
Professorial or Clinical Academic Payscales as appropriate

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.  The School of Medicine is responsible for outstanding research and education programmes and is home to the Institute for Global Health and Wellbeing.

We are seeking a senior public health academic, from a clinical or non-clinical background, to join our rapidly growing research and educational programmes. We have a strong track record in public and population health research and have recently been admitted as members of the prestigious NIHR School for Public Health Research. The post holder will also be Director of the Institute of Global Health and Wellbeing, one of Keele’s flagship research institutes. You will be an established public health academic with an international profile in research and education and a strong track record in public health leadership.

Keele University values diversity, and is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity, and to proper and fair representation across its senior decision making groups. In support of these commitments, the University particularly welcomes expressions of interest and applications from women and from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds, for this post.

The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. 

Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing date for applications:  8 June 2022.

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