Lecturer: Ultrasonics

University of Glasgow – James Watt School of Engineering

College of Science & Engineering

Applications for the post are welcome in any research areas in Ultrasonics that complement the existing strengths within the School. The post-holder will develop, lead and sustain research of international standard in ultrasound materials, transducers and devices; clinical applications in surgery, imaging, diagnostics and therapy; industrial applications in sonar, materials processing and exploration technologies, contribute to teaching, assessment, project supervision and curriculum design at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and participate in School management and organisation.

The School is wishing to appoint a research leader in the area of Ultrasonics.

The successful candidate will initiate and grow a team which will form part of the Centre for Medical and Industrial Ultrasonics, www.gla.ac.uk/cmiu, in the James Watt School of Engineering. The area or areas of research may include:

  • clinical applications in surgery, imaging, diagnostics and therapy;
  • industrial applications in materials processing technologies, underwater sonar, and exploration technologies;
  • related software for signal and image processing and interpretation;
  • foundational technologies including ultrasound materials, transducers and devices.

The successful candidate will additionally be expected to take an active role in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Ultrasonic Engineering, FUSE

The University of Glasgow, established in 1451, is a member of the UK's Russell Group of leading universities. The University is committed to enhancing its position as one of the world's great broad-based research-intensive universities.

The James Watt School of Engineering is comprised of 5 Research Divisions including: Aerospace Sciences; Biomedical Engineering; Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering; Infrastructure and Environment; and Systems, Power and Energy. The School has approximately 130 academic staff engaged in all aspects of research and teaching. The annual research income of the School is approximately £20m, and it is home to the James Watt Nanofabrication Centre, the National Wind Tunnel Facility, the Electronic Systems Design Centre and the Centre for Medical and Industrial Ultrasonics, www.gla.ac.uk/cmiu. C-MIU is the lead partner in the EPSRC funded Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Ultrasonic Engineering, FUSE, www.gla.ac.uk/fuse .

Full details of all our research and teaching can be found at:

https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/engineering/

Informal enquires may be directed to Professor Sandy Cochran at:

Sandy.Cochran@glasgow.ac.uk

For more information and to apply online: https://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equality.

As an Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder, the James Watt School of Engineering has equality, diversity and inclusion at its heart, and actively supports applications from all sections of society.

More details of the School’s Athena SWAN activities can be found here:

https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/engineering/athenaswan/

The School’s Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Team is happy to answer questions from applicants on gender equality in representation, progression and success. Please email eng-athenaswan@glasgow.ac.uk if you have any questions (https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/engineering/athenaswan/selfassessmentteam/