Associate Professor in Engineering Science (Biomedical Imaging)

University of Oxford
Oxford
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The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint an Associate Professor of Engineering Science (Biomedical Imaging) from 1st October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be based at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (OX3 7DQ) and will be offered a Non-tutorial Fellowship at Wolfson College, with Governing Body membership, under arrangements described in the Job Description. The salary will be on a scale currently from £48,114 to £64,605 per annum plus additional benefits as indicated in the Job Description. The appointment will be initially for five years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the post-holder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.

This appointment will add further strength to the Department’s research in biomedical engineering and its applications.Applications are sought from across a diverse set of disciplines under the biomedical imaging umbrella including, for example -- machine learning in diagnostic and/or interventional radiology; image guidance and monitoring of novel brain therapies; cancer imaging and guidance of novel oncological therapies; and, cardiovascular or trauma imaging. Applications from candidates with a strong computational and/or translational healthcare imaging research background are welcome.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in biomedical imaging, medical image analysis or a relevant sub-field of computer science, physics or engineering. Candidates should have a proven research track record in the general field of biomedical imaging, witnessed by peer reviewed publications and collaborations. They will contribute to research in biomedical engineering, supervise research students and research assistants, and obtain external funding to enable development of new and independent research. They will contribute to the teaching of core undergraduate courses in the Department of Engineering Science, which may include lectures, taught classes, practical laboratories, and the supervision of undergraduate design and project work. For the College, an aspiration has been set for the composition of Governing Body that reaches 50% of Fellows who identify as female, and a minimum of 25% black and ethnic minority

A job description, containing full details of the application procedure and duties, may be obtained here: https://eng.ox.ac.uk/jobs/. The job ref is: DF21WOL. Please quote this in all correspondence. The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Monday 12 July. Interviews will take place on Friday 10 September.

Requirements

Your application will be judged only against the criteria which are set out below. You should ensure that your application shows clearly how your skills and experience meet these criteria.

The University is committed to fairness, consistency and transparency in selection decisions. Members of selection committees will be aware of the principles of equality of opportunity, fair selection and the risks of bias. There will be both female and male committee members wherever possible.

If, for any reason, you have taken a career break or have had an atypical career and wish to disclose this in your application, the selection committee will take this into account, recognising that the quantity of your research may be reduced as a result.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following.

Essential

(a)    a doctorate in the field of Biomedical Imaging or a cognate discipline;

(b)   a proven research record of high-quality research at international level in the area of Biomedical Imaging; demonstrated by previous achievements, e.g. publications in recognised journals and conferences;

(c)    the ability to attract research funding and develop an independent programme of research;

(d)   a track record of inter-disciplinary collaboration with clinical and/or biomedical science researchers;

(e)   experience of and ability to teach effectively, both at undergraduate and graduate levels, a wide range of topics within the field of engineering, mathematics and other topics in the context of the MEng Engineering Science course;

(f)    the ability to supervise graduate students;

(g)    excellent interpersonal skills necessary for undertaking pastoral care of students;

(h)   the ability and willingness to undertake the full range of administrative duties both within the Department and the College.

Desirable

(i)     excellent track record of obtaining research grants;

(j)     experience of research collaborations at national and international level;

(k)    experience of supervising research students;

(l)     experience of or an interest in clinical translational research studies;

(m)  experience of or an interest in developing links with Industry.

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