Senior Lecturer/Reader – Biomedical Engineering

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
09 Feb 2021
End of advertisement period
09 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Background
Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. 

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.


The School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering is a multi-disciplinary centre of research and education located in the heart of London’s vibrant design community. It is proud of its research advances and of educating thousands of undergraduates and postgraduates in STEM subjects.    

Responsibilities
The School is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic as Senior Lecturer or Reader in Biomedical Engineering. The appointed academic will contribute to the delivery of high-quality education in the Biomedical Engineering and Electrical and Electronic Engineering programmes; attract PhD funding; supervise PhD students; and develop, plan, conduct and publish world-leading research in Biomedical Engineering.

The appointed academic will lead and enhance research in relevant Research Centres and develop an internationally recognised research group supported by several income streams. They will provide education in Medical Physics, Instrumentation, Medical Devices and Imaging; lead curriculum development in Biomedical Engineering, particularly in emerging topics; undertake other academic and management duties; and play a leading role in the development of the School's external profile.    

Person Specification
The successful candidate will have a first degree and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering or a related discipline; knowledge in either Medical Physics and Instrumentation; Medical Devices and Imaging; Digital Electronics; or Embedded Systems; an international record of collaboration with industry and with other academics with world-leading or internationally excellent publications; appropriate membership of a relevant professional body depending on experience and grade; and a good understanding of modern trends in higher education and the Engineering employment market in the Biomedical sector

Appointment as Reader will require significant leadership experience in education delivery and a strong research record with accomplishment in grant applications.    

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date: 11:59PM 9th March 2021 

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions    

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