|The University of Central Lancashire is seeking a Professor in Quantitative Methods to join the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing within the Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit.
The Faculty of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Central Lancashire is one of the largest providers of healthcare and sports education and professional development, offering flexible delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate modular-based courses and research degrees. Within the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, the Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit (CTU), has been set up to manage health related trials for UCLan and external organisations. The Lancashire CTU team has accrued many years of experience in the skills required to develop, manage and analyse clinical trials with a growing specialisation in trials of complex interventions, in particular feasibility trials. The formulation of the Lancashire CTU structure was initiated in 2012 and is currently supporting national and international trials.
The post holder will undertake internationally recognised research, and will provide academic leadership for the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing’s programmatic research focussing on quantitative methods (including statistics, operational research or health economics). They will also lead the development of a research team and expand research and scientific support activity with colleagues and professional bodies to advance research across the Faculty in keeping with the Faculty Delivery Plan. The individual will contribute actively to the creation of a vibrant research environment and to the development of research strategy underpinning the sustainability of world-class research at the university and work closely with clinical colleagues, partner organisations and professional organisations and others as deemed appropriate.