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Lecturer in Medical Robotics
University of Sheffield

Date Posted Dec. 4, 2019
Title Lecturer in Medical Robotics
University University of Sheffield
Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Department Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
Application Deadline Jan. 6, 2020
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Assistant Professor
  • Robotics
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other

The Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE) is seeking to appoint a highly motivated Lecturer in Medical Robotics.

We are looking for an innovative and visionary researcher who is able to develop, lead and sustain research of international standard in one or more areas of medical robotics, including robotic surgical interventions, brachytherapy and biopsy, radiology, rehabilitation and assistive robotic technologies.

In particular, we are particularly interested in advancing engineering and computing for intraoperative and teleoperated robotics, imaging and sensing, data extraction and fusion, human-robot interfaces and haptics, surgical instrumentation and virtual reality.

You will be passionate about working to address the current and future research challenges in the field and to develop, apply and evaluate new solutions that benefit society and industry. Experience of managing research projects, the ability to develop cross-disciplinary collaborations and a willingness to contribute to the collegiate life in the Department, the University Research Institutes and Research Centres are essential.

In addition to establishing and maintaining a world-class research profile through high-quality research publications, research grant income and impact generation, you will also be expected to maintain the department’s reputation for teaching excellence by contributing to our undergraduate and graduate courses by designing, delivering and assessing high quality teaching programs.

You will hold a PhD in a relevant subject area, or have equivalent experience and be able to demonstrate potential to conduct world-leading research in robotic engineering and computing for healthcare.

  • 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
  • 01142225134


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