Professor of Biomedical Engineering

The University of Manchester - Faculty of Science & Engineering - School of Materials

Closing Date: 13/12/2016
Employment Type: Permanent
Duration: Available from 01/01/2017
Faculty / Organisational Unit: Science & Engineering
School/Directorate: School of Materials
Hours Per week: Full time
Salary: Professorial scale
Location: Sackville Street, Manchester
Job Reference: S&E-09264

This position will be based in the School of Materials. You will engage in research, teaching and administration, and to take leadersip responsabilities in guiding fututre directions at the interface of biomedical engineering and biomaterialsactivities in the School.

You will required to secure substantial research funding, to supervise and guide postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers, to deliver timely high-impact presentations and publications of the research with protection of intellectual property where appropriate, and to engage in and/or initiate collaborations where this is relevant.

Teaching will be within the School of Materials and allocated in accordance with School practice under direction from the Head of School. The topics to be taught will normally focus on various aspects of biomaterials science & engineering at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Administrative duties within the School of Materials will be assigned by the Head of School.

There also will be opportunities to become involved with wider roles at Faculty / central University level if you have interest in pursuing such roles, but this is not a requirement of the post.

You will be expected to already have, or have the clear potential to develop, a high-profile research portfolio in a discipline that is related to biosensors, bioelectronics and biomedical engineering, and which aligns with anticipated future directions for funding by major research funding agencies and industry.

The University of Manchester offers attractive benefits with family friendly policies that provide for flexible working. We care about career and personal development, offering a structured induction programme for new staff, an annual performance and development review, staff training for all career stages and mentoring opportunities to support career development.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CV's or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Professor Sarah Cartmell, Professor of Bioengineering


Date of external posting: Tuesday 29 November 2016

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

Further particulars

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