Lecturer in Bio-Health Informatics (Teaching focused)

Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
Starting salary £35,550 to £38,833 per annum
24 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

We are looking to recruit a teaching focussed Lecturer in Bio-Health Informatics into the Centre of Health Informatics (based in the Division of Imaging, Informatics and Data Sciences), an interdisciplinary team of researchers and academics that focus on applying technologies and methodologies in the healthcare system, and deliver a broad portfolio of education and development activities for industry, NHS and academia. We are seeking an individual who will contribute to the increase in capacity in health data sciences and health informatics education and training across all three Faculties and external stakeholders.

A key focus of this post in the first instance will be to support and manage the development and teaching on the established MSc in Health Data Science and the new MSc in Health Informatics. modules on these programmes include Health Information Systems, Understanding Bio- and Health Data and Decision Making and Data Management of Big Data. In addition, the post holder will be expected to support teaching development across a range of short courses that will be developed by the Centre of Health Informatics for national and emerging international markets.

There is currently strength at the University of Manchester in health data sciences and health informatics, machine learning, biostatistics amongst other areas. Links with clinical specialities and disciplines are well formed to facilitate the right research questions are answered, research-led teaching and training activities are co-created and capacity building is undertaken.

Candidates for the post should have a PhD or demonstrable significant experience in a related subject area of health data sciences or health informatics (e.g., computer science, health informatics, statistics). Experience of teaching health data science and/or health informatics using online, face to face and blended methods along with experience of devising training solutions is essential. Experience of engaging and working with the healthcare sector (NHS) would be desirable.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.

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Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof Georgina Moulton or Prof Andy Brass

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Tel: 0161 850 2004

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Tel: 0161 275 4499

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

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