Professor of Medical Imaging & Visualisation & Head of Institute for Medical Imaging & Visualisation

Bournemouth, Dorset
Competitive Salary
27 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Medical Imaging & Visualisation & Head of the Institute for Medical Imaging & Visualisation

Ref: HSS165

Competitive Salary

Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

As part of the development of our BU2025 strategic plan, we have identified Medical Science as one of four strategic investment areas. These investment areas reflect significant inter-disciplinary developments based on our academic strengths and are areas of future academic growth and funding. This post is the first of 25 new Professorial roles which underpin our strategy to 2025.

We are actively seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to lead our exciting new Institute for Medical Imaging & Visualisation at Bournemouth University, which forms part of our strategic investment in Medical Science. The Institute for Medical Imaging & Visualisation will bring together stakeholders from research, education, high value medical industries, the creative industries and healthcare services and systems to form a suite of programmes and research that will both provide for and serve highly skilled technical and medical roles within the region.

The Institute will act as a hub for medical imaging technology programme and research development and will enable an eco-system of research, research-led innovation and educational programmes, enhancements in clinical practice, and opportunities for the commercial development of related intellectual property, in order to act as a catalyst for regional economic development related to Medical Science.

Reporting to the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, you will take leadership of, and develop the Institute for Medical Imaging & Visualisation.  You will play a lead role in initiating and delivering innovative research and work with external partners and stakeholders to bring collaborative funded projects to the Institute. You will support and encourage inter-disciplinary and cross-Faculty engagement, and will be a key contributor to the development and delivery of the targets set for our new strategic plan to 2025.

You will be qualified to Doctoral level or equivalent in a relevant field.  You will have demonstrated global research leadership and you will be committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

For further information about the role and details about how to apply, please refer to the website of Witt/Kieffer International quoting reference code 15947.

Applications should be received by Thursday 27 September 2018.

Informal meetings for longlisted candidates will be held on Tuesday 9 October 2018 and final interviews will be held on Friday 2 November 2018.

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking.  We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and practice, creating a unique academic experience.