Senior Lecturer in Health Data Sciences

Manchester, United Kingdom
£51,650 to £61,618 per annum
20 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 19/12/2018
Salary : £51,650 to £61,618 per annum
Employment Type : Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Informatics, Imaging & Data Sciences
Hours Per week : Full Time

The School wishes to recruit an enthusiastic and innovative individual to the role of Senior Lecturer in Health Data Sciences based in the Division of Informatics, Imaging and Data Science. The purpose of the job is to deliver research that have a lasting impact on health and care and research-led education and training in health data science. The successful applicant will use and develop novel methodologies to extract information from medical data and use it to improve healthcare by helping to understand, diagnose, monitor or treat disease. It is expected that research will be disseminated widely and will have significant impact on disease understanding, diagnosis, treatment or management. New funding will be sought to maintain and grow self-sustaining research. They will also be expected to contribute to and develop undergraduate teaching, postgraduate teaching and supervision and professional training as well as undertake any associated management and administrative duties.

The Division of Informatics, Imaging and Data Science covers a broad spectrum of research including medical and biological imaging, health informatics and aspects of systems biology as well as developing new methodologies. The post will be part of the Centre for Health Informatics led by Professor Ainsworth which has an international reputation with a broad portfolio in digital health research. Research includes big data, IoT, precision medicine, epidemiology, citizen driven health, public health, clinical trials and learning health systems. We are interested in methods and technology to enable digital phenotyping and identification of digital biomarkers. We collaborate closely with our NHS partners and industry to apply our research and deliver impact. Our Health eResearch Centre (HeRC) is internationally recognised and we are the home of the Connected Health Cities programme across the North of England.

Candidates should have a PhD in a data sciences related field and a sustained track record of both authorship of papers in high quality peer-reviewed journals and of securing grant funding. Significant and demonstrable experience of enabling applied health data science through the application of state-of-the-art methods is essential along with a broad knowledge of modern methods for interdisciplinary applied health research. Demonstrable experience in the delivery of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels is also required.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Manager: Prof John Ainsworth


Tel: 0161 275 1129

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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