Lecturer in Imaging, Sensing, Technology and Robotics in Cancer Surgery x3
Imperial College London
January 30, 2018
London, United Kingdom
47910.00 - 53400.00
Full Time - Experienced
Lecturers in Imaging, Sensing, Technology and Robotics in Cancer Surgery x3
Division of Surgery Department of Surgery and Cancer Faculty of Medicine
Salary Range: £47,910 - £53,400 p.a.
St Mary’s Campus, with travel to other campuses as required.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for three non-clinical lecturers in the Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer. The Department is highly multi-disciplinary and includes multiple internationally renowned academic and clinical foci including surgical technology development, discovery biochemistry, cancer biology and medicine, reproductive medicine, critical care and pain management, patient safety and engagement. Its mission is to innovate, develop and apply new translational technologies, approaches and models to enhance medical and surgical diagnostics, clinical decision-making and patient stratification and to better inform health policy decisions and government policy.
The posts will work in collaboration with the four Institute of Global Health Innovation Centres (Hamlyn, HELIX, Policy and Gut Health), the BRC Surgery and Surgical Technology theme and the CRUK Imperial Centre to bring together the research strengths in engineering, medical technologies and personalised medicine, from research and development to in-vivo validation through human centred design and economic analysis. There is potential for close links or appointment with the Departments of Bioengineering and Computing.
The post-holders will establish and maintain academic excellence in one or more of the following areas of research, related to cancer through the CRUK Imperial Centre:
•Robotic assisted surgical instrumentation; •Ultra-minimally invasive surgical interventions; •Intra-operative diagnosis; •Intra-operative imaging, image guided intervention and therapy; •Clinical application and innovation in robotic assisted minimally invasive surgery; •Human-Centred Frugal Innovation; •Peri and post-operative sensing; •Perceptually-enabled surgical interfaces.
All members of academic staff are expected to be active in research, publishing papers in leading journals, attending conferences, supervising research students and obtaining funding to support their students and research activities. The appointees will be expected to have a proven track record in such activities.
These posts will involve the usual administrative duties associated with a busy academic and research active environment and the appointees will be expected to enhance the academic standing of the Department of Surgery and Cancer.
Imperial College is supportive of flexible working. The recruiting Department are happy to discuss the possibility of implementing such arrangements for this post, with suitably qualified people subject to operational requirements.
In line with the Department’s Athena SWAN programme, we particularly welcome female applicants.
These posts ate full time, fixed term for 5 years.
For further details on this opportunity visit our website at the following link: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/
Closing date: 25 February 2018
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The post-holders will be expected to serve as a key interface between clinical and engineering team and collaborate with cross-faculty labs, such as the Dyson Robotics Lab and the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computing, and Department of Physics. They will lead on development of innovative technologies in healthcare with the ultimate aim of clinical translation, commercialisation and adoption by the NHS. The post-holders will be expected to establish a fully independent research group by applying and obtaining financial support from relevant funding bodies.
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