Strathclyde Chancellor's Fellow in Engineering for Health and Medical Technologies.
Strathclyde Global Talent Programme
Be bold. Be innovative. Be a 'Strathclyder'
We are the University of Strathclyde. Our vision is bold and ground breaking, placing us amongst the world's leading international technological universities. We are vibrant, dynamic and passionate about solving the challenges facing society and industry through our cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary research, education and knowledge-exchange with global partners.
Through our Strathclyde Global Talent Programme we will recruit up to 60 outstanding academic colleagues - including Strathclyde Chancellor's Fellows - in areas of strategic importance. One area of importance is Engineering for Health and Medical Technologies.
This multi-disciplinary research area includes research that addresses major challenges in the key areas of engagement in the development of novel technologies and practices that impacts the diagnosis and treatment of patients across the broadest spectrum of human health challenges. The thematic focus is on engineering solutions to global healthcare challenges, with a strong emphasis on activity that can translate into genuine clinical impact. The research draws on the engineering expertise of the Faculty of Engineering with active collaboration with other faculties and external stakeholders.
Normally appointed at Lecturer level, the Fellowship will last for 5 years during which you will be supported to establish your career as a research leader and achieve rapid career progression. Fellows who meet the criteria for promotion by the end of the 5 year period will be transferred to an open-ended (tenured equivalent) academic appointment. You will also benefit from research portfolio growth, reduced teaching load and administrative duties and a range of support.
You will hold a PhD, have postdoctoral research experience, an emerging high quality publications record and research interests which align with our strategic focus. You must be able to articulate your research vision.
For further details and to apply to be a 'Strathclyder' in Engineering for Health and Medical Technologies, impress us with your bold and innovative research plan at:
Closing Date: Sunday 24 September 2017.