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Senior Lecturer in Medical Robotics / Mechatronics / Imaging

Electronic Engineering
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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51,034 - 59,135
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Role Description

The Department of Electronic Engineering at the University of York has an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching.  In line with the Department's long-term plans for expansion we seek to appoint an outstanding academic to build upon and expand existing strengths in the areas of Medical Robotics and Medical Mechatronics, contributing to the research, teaching and administration of these disciplines. 

You will have a proven international research record and should possess a clear research vision across the areas of medical robotics for computer-aided surgery, image-guided therapy, patent monitoring, or intelligent technologies for minimally invasive diagnosis and surgery including medical imaging, medical instrumentation and computer-aided diagnosis. Other areas of interest include but are not limited to multimodality imaging, surgical planning, control, robot manipulation, autonomous robots, soft and bioinspired robots, haptics, human-machine interaction, human augmentation (AR and VR) and collaboration, mobile health and sensor and actuator designs. You will contribute to the Department's growing research reputation and wider impact in this area, leading on the production of research outputs and outcomes, publishing research in high impact quality journals, and generating new research approaches. You will design, develop and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching across a range of related subjects and will undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities   

Key requirements for the post are:

·         A PhD in Medical Robotics, Medical Mechatronics, Medical Imaging or equivalent experience;

·         Knowledge in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering;

·         Outstanding qualities and achievements in scholarship and research at a national and international level;

·         Proven track record in research with publications in leading peer-reviewed journals;

·         Extensive track record of teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and postgraduate level;

·         Well-established national reputation in Medical Robotics.

 The role requires you to:

·         Individually and collaboratively develop research projects and proposals, contributing to the production of research outputs, outcomes and impact;

·         Generate new research;

·         Lead on and/or contribute to the production of research outputs and research outcomes;

·         Publish high impact research in quality journals;

·         Devise, direct and develop research projects and generate external research funding;

·         Design, develop and deliver teaching across a wide range of modules and within a particular programme or subject area and take responsibility for overseeing, developing and promoting innovative teaching and learning approaches and material;

·         Lead the design, development and delivery of a range of academic modules;

·         Undertake, effectively, a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.

This is a full time position (37 hours per week) and the salary will be within the range of £51,034 -£59,135 per annum on Grade 8 of the University of York’s salary scales.

For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Interview date: 20 December 2019 

For informal enquiries: For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact the Head of Department, Prof Andy Tyrrell (, or Dr Jude Brereton (, if you would like to learn about working in the Department of Electronic Engineering at York.


For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.


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