Location: Charing Cross Campus, Hammersmith, London
The Department of Primary Care and Public Health, in the School of Public Health, is recruiting a lecturer to lead a growing portfolio of Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) within Imperial College London. Imperial College has a leading reputation in high-impact HPSR, and the candidate is expected to grow this reputation through international collaborations, high-impact research, new research grants, and supervising junior research staff.
In addition to contributing to wider research and lecturing in the School of Public Health, the successful candidate will co-lead our HPSR grant examining health system fragmentation in Latin America and India. This work will examine health system functioning and fragmentation and aim to generate impactful knowledge to inform health system change through quantitative policy evaluation. Applicants with strong track records of excellence in research and teaching are encouraged to apply.
There are opportunities for the candidate to foster strong international collaborations with leading health system experts and contribute to capacity building in partner countries.
Duties and responsibilities
- You will work in the field of health systems and public health, broadly interpreted, and undertake a self-directed program of internationally excellent research and scholarship.
- You will co-lead an international research programme on health system fragmentation in Latin America and India, producing impactful and policy-relevant outputs.
- You will teach at the Undergraduate and Masters level and supervise high-quality PhD students, in addition to managing staff junior staff and early career researchers.
- You will foster national and international scientific collaborations with other world-leading centres on health systems research and public health.
- You will demonstrate excellent leadership and management skills.
- You will promote the reputation of the department, school of Public Health, and Imperial College through scientific meetings, scholarship, and other outwardly-facing activities.
- A PhD (or equivalent) in public health, health economics, or a closely related field
- Research interests in health systems, health services, or policy evaluation
- Proven abilities to conduct a personal research programme at the highest level and to attract competitive research funding (desirable)
- Extensive experience in leading the design of research programs, published papers and presenting research
- Strong leadership potential
- Experience of collaborative international research
- Experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels
- Ability to co-lead a programme of health systems research;
- Evidence of supervision and mentorship of staff and students;
Candidates are required to complete an online application via our website at https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/
Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Professor Christopher Millett [email protected]
The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/