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University Academic Fellow in Healthcare Technology Evaluation

Are you an experienced and ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a strong research background in clinical trials research? Do you want to further your career in a world-leading, research-intensive Russell Group University? 

With a vision and drive to contribute to a World-Leading research portfolio, as well as a passion for undertaking research-led teaching, you will make a significant impact on the performance, stature and profile of research and student education at The University of Leeds.

As a result of its strong interdisciplinary collaborations, the University of Leeds is a world leader in in developing and evaluating new healthcare technology. Our expert groups include specialist teams in surgery, rehabilitation, imaging, devices, diagnostics, engineering, a Royal College of Surgeons Clinical Trials Unit and a test evaluation health economics group. 

There is significant programme and infrastructure funding (including strong industrial partnerships) and we foster national and international collaborative working to ensure our research has maximum reach and impact. 

As a UAF in healthcare technology evaluation you would have previous experience in clinical trials research, preferably in the evaluation of surgery, imaging, devices or diagnostics and will be supported to continue to build your own programme of research activity. 

Career Pathway: Tenure track equivalent post requiring successful completion of a 5 year development plan, leading to appointment to a grade 9 Associate Professor, with the potential for accelerated progression.

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For any queries, please email:

To explore the post further, please contact:

Professor Rory O’Connor, Pro-Dean for Research and Innovation (Faculty of Medicine and Health)

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 0671

Email: R.J.O’

Deborah Stocken, Professor of Clinical Trials Research

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 1477


Application Requirements

As part of the application process you will be required to upload the following documents:
1.    A CV;
2.    A list of publications;
3.    A statement detailing your research and academic plan (no more than 2 sides of A4).

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Faculty Wide
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £40,792 to £48,677 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 28 January 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 10 March 2019
Reference:  MHFW1043
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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