|Salary:||£57,696 to £145,814 Per annum|
|Placed On:||25th September 2023|
|Closes:||20th October 2023|
Associate Professor or Professor
Shape the future of Healthcare and Computer Science
The Faculty of Medicine and School of Electronics & Computer Science (ECS) are launching a joint strategic investment to promote and strengthen interdisciplinary research in healthcare using advanced computational techniques and data science expertise and methodologies. We are recruiting a new team with joint appointments between ECS and Medicine with the goal of creating an environment of interdisciplinary research between these two areas.
The University welcomes candidates from a broad range of career paths, whether you are an established academic who currently holds an equivalent position, or a successful staff seeking an opportunity to grow into a more senior role, this is the place to do something truly unique with your expertise. You will have experience in primary care, population health, epidemiology, systems biology, large-scale ‘Omics data analysis, human centric artificial intelligence, machine learning or large data management. We are seeking to recruit expertise from any of these backgrounds with a track record and demonstrated curiosity for interdisciplinary research.
Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide, we are progressive and have a history of pushing the boundaries of what we teach to our students - and what they are teaching us.
We value and support our staff in pursuing their research and enterprise activities within their fields of interest. We have strong interdisciplinary activities including the national Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Hub, the Institute for Life Sciences and major sector Centres for Machine Intelligence and Healthcare Technologies. The Faculty of Medicine has five different Research Centres across Cancer, Rare Diseases, Nutrition, Musculoskeletal Health and Lifecourse epidemiology.
Our ECS and Medicine collaborations were instrumental in the successful expansion of the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) to include a theme dedicated to Data, Health & Society. A long-standing strategic partnership University Hospital Southampton provides insight into clinical need and represents a unique resource for clinical translation, where innovations can be trialled with patients. We are a founding partner of the Wessex AHSN which supports the journey of innovations into the NHS.
To apply, you will need a PhD, or equivalent professional qualifications, with a strong publication record, and able to demonstrate delivery of teaching in a manner that meaningfully engages students. You will have a track record of innovative research in one or more of the following: Computer Science, Health Data Science, Health Research Method Development and Analysis, Primary Care, Epidemiology, Public Health, large-scale ‘Omics data analysis, or systems biology; and have a desire to build a strong interdisciplinary research team with the support from Medicine and ECS.
Athena SWAN award (Silver in Medicine and Bronze in ECS) and Platinum EcoAward recognised, we are committed to sustainability and improving equality for women in science and engineering. Medicine and ECS provide a friendly and supportive environment, offering a range of staff development programmes and unique mentoring schemes. We recommend that you visit https://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/workinghere and https://talentedu.com/med/ to find out more.
Our benefits package includes onsite childcare facility, contributory pension scheme, generous holiday allowance (44 days including 30 days annual leave, 8 public holidays and 6 University closure days), subsidised health and fitness facilities, cycle-to-work scheme and a range of discounts.
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