The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering (Youth Sports Medicine Technology) with effect from 3rd January 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. This is one of four new academic appointments underpinning the recently established £25m Podium Analytics Institute in Youth Sports Medicine and Technology. The successful candidate will be based at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (OX3 7DQ) and will be offered a (non-tutorial) Fellowship at Magdalen College under arrangements described in the Job Description. The salary will be on a scale currently from £50,300 to £67,510 per annum plus additional benefits as indicated in the Job Description. Appointments at a more senior level with the title of Professor will also be considered, subject to relevant qualifications and experience of the successful applicant. The appointment will be initially for five years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the post-holder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.
The post-holder will be expected to devote over 75% of their time to research in the field of Sports Medicine and Technology and will benefit from reduced teaching and administrative duties for no less that the initial 5-year period of their appointment. They will also have access to substantial equipment, post-doctoral resource and funded studentships that form part of the Podium Institute budget. The appointee will also have the opportunity to lead the Podium Institute and serve as its Director.
The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in the general area of biomedical, electrical or information engineering, or a cognate discipline. They will have a proven research track record in wearable and implantable technologies, and/or in computer vision for biomedical applications, with an interest in acquiring both invasive and non-invasive measurements to enable successful modelling, prediction and validation of the biomechanics of sport injury. They will contribute to research in biomedical engineering, supervise research students and research assistants, and obtain external funding to enable development of new and independent research and ensure the longer-term sustainability of the Podium Institute. They will contribute to the teaching of core undergraduate courses in the Department of Engineering Science, which may include lectures, taught classes, practical laboratories, and the supervision of undergraduate design and project work.
A job description, containing full details of the application procedure and duties, may be obtained below or by clicking ‘apply’. The job ref is: DF22MAG/160507. Please quote this in all correspondence. The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Thursday 27 October. Interviews are expected to take place during week commencing 28 November.
For queries about the post that are not answered in the job description, please contact Professor Constantin Coussios, Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are particularly welcome from women and from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. The University is an Equal Opportunities Employer.