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Professor of Intelligent Healthcare Technologies
University of Sheffield


Date Posted Oct. 5, 2018
Title Professor of Intelligent Healthcare Technologies
University University of Sheffield
Department Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
Application Deadline Jan. 6, 2019
Position Start Date May 2019
 
  • Sheffield, Yorkshire
    United Kingdom
 
  • Professor
  • Robotics
    Mechatronics
    Human Factors Engineering/Ergonomics
    Engineering Mechanics
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other
 
 
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The Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE) invites applications to the position of Professor of Intelligent Healthcare Technologies.

The post is aimed at expanding our research capability in a research area of strategic importance for the University and the Department. The post is aligned with a university priority to work with regional partners to create a world-leading collaborative innovation environment in which to identify, develop, test, champion and implement the technologies and systems that will deliver game-changing, affordable and sustainable future healthcare.

Our current health-related research covers diagnosis, treatment and management of clinical problems, spanning a wide range of scales from the whole person to the nanoscale. In the latest national research assessment ACSE is ranked first for its world-leading research publications in general engineering while the clinical medicine research at the University of Sheffield has been ranked in the Top 10.

We are looking for an innovative and visionary researcher, with a strong international reputation, world leading research publications and a strong track record of research funding in a relevant research area including:

  • Advanced diagnostics
  • Implantable microsystems
  • Smart sensing for healthcare
  • Soft robotics technologies
  • Decision support systems
  • Predictive healthcare

You will be passionate about improving patient care and outcomes through the development, application and evaluation of new, intelligent healthcare solutions.


  • The University of Sheffield, in accordance with the general intention of its Charter, confirms its commitment to a comprehensive policy of Equal Opportunities in employment in which individuals are selected and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities and are given Equal Opportunities within the University. The aim of this policy is to ensure that no job applicant or employee should receive less favourable treatment on any grounds not relevant to good employment practice. The University is committed to a programme of action to make this policy fully effective.

    It is the University’s policy as an employer to treat all people with dignity and respect, equally irrespective of any of the ‘Protected Characteristics’ as defined by the Equality Act 2010. The protected characteristics are age, disability including mental health, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation and the University will not tolerate discrimination against employees on any of these grounds. The University’s Policy on the Recruitment and Employment of Ex-Offenders will also be taken into account.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Rebecca Fieldsend
    Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
    University of Sheffield
    Sheffield, Yorkshire
    United Kingdom
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  • 01142225134
  • r.fieldsend@sheffield.ac.uk

 

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