The Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE) invites applications to the position of Professor of Intelligent Healthcare Technologies.
The post is aimed at expanding our research capability in a research area of strategic importance for the University and the Department. The post is aligned with a university priority to work with regional partners to create a world-leading collaborative innovation environment in which to identify, develop, test, champion and implement the technologies and systems that will deliver game-changing, affordable and sustainable future healthcare.
Our current health-related research covers diagnosis, treatment and management of clinical problems, spanning a wide range of scales from the whole person to the nanoscale. In the latest national research assessment ACSE is ranked first for its world-leading research publications in general engineering while the clinical medicine research at the University of Sheffield has been ranked in the Top 10.
We are looking for an innovative and visionary researcher, with a strong international reputation, world leading research publications and a strong track record of research funding in a relevant research area including:
- Advanced diagnostics
- Implantable microsystems
- Smart sensing for healthcare
- Soft robotics technologies
- Decision support systems
- Predictive healthcare
You will be passionate about improving patient care and outcomes through the development, application and evaluation of new, intelligent healthcare solutions.