Professor of Evidence Synthesis

Job Description

An exciting opportunity for a dynamic and ambitious Professor of Evidence Synthesis to lead a new initiative within our highly multidisciplinary community of academics, researchers and teachers in the newly configured School of Medicine and Population Health.
You will support the establishment of the Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Evidence Synthesis Group within the new School. The Group will be located within the Evidence Synthesis Centre within the Division of Population Health, which has one of the largest concentrations of evidence synthesis staff in the UK together with a strong track record of applied health research (~£20 million in programme grant income since 2016).
You will take the lead role in evidence synthesis activities working closely with clinical and biomedical science researchers across the Faculty of Health to identify opportunities for new grant funding, support existing programmes and deliver specialist advice and training. The Group will, in addition to this post, include three new appointments providing you with the scope to build your own team around you.
You will have demonstrable experience of research leadership, management and collaborative working along a strong international reputation and a dedication to improving equality and diversity.
We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University.

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