Professor in Computational Biomechanics – University of Sheffield, UK

Closing date: 07/01/2020
Employer: The University of Sheffield (Department of Mechanical Engineering)
Location: Sheffield

Description

Salary: A competitive salary will be offered in line with the University of Sheffield’s Professorial Pay Scheme: www.sheffield.ac.uk/hr/thedeal/professorial/structure

The University of Sheffield is looking to expand its vibrant Mechanical Engineering community through recruitment to a number of academic positions. They are looking for individuals who will contribute to maintaining a welcoming, inclusive, diverse and inspiring environment for students and whose expertise will complement and enhance our existing research capabilities.
A key part of this role will be developing and supporting staff and students at earlier stages of their careers, meaning we are looking for individuals with a passion for leadership and people development.
You will have a clear idea of your research vision, how this builds upon our current departmental portfolio, and the ways in which it may influence our future direction.
You will be equally passionate about teaching, with a willingness and enthusiasm for accepting and implementing new approaches in this area.
Mechanical Engineering has been a major discipline in the University of Sheffield since its foundation in 1905 and is a thriving department within the University’s Faculty of Engineering. We are one of the UK’s leading departments of Mechanical Engineering, and are home to over 1000 students (Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught and Postgraduate Research), over 60 academic staff. The year 2020 is an exciting time for you to join our department, as we shall be moving into our new £50m home – the Engineering Heartspace!

The Insigneo Institute for in silico Medicine is known for its cutting-edge research in the development of biomechanics methods for neuro-musculo-skeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, or urinary pathologies. Insigneo is the largest European research institute dedicated to Computational Medicine, with the aims to realise the scientific ambition behind the Virtual Physiological Human, producing a transformational impact on healthcare. Insigneo performs innovative research in areas of fundamental and applied biomedical modelling, imaging, and informatics.

You will be an internationally renowned academic or senior industrial technologist with experience of delivering high-quality research in Computational Biomechanics. You will have a good first degree and a PhD in a relevant discipline. You will be able to provide effective leadership and you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and experience of developing and delivering high-quality teaching at a variety of levels. Based here in the department you will continue to develop your own academic career, contributing strongly in teaching, research and scholarship that is recognised internationally for its originality, significance and rigour.
Find out more about working in the Department of Mechanical Engineering: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/mecheng/…k-with-us-2019

How to apply?

To apply visit our job pages (https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs) and search for vacancy number: UOS024690.

Contact details

If you would like to talk to someone informally about this job and the recruiting Department, please contact our Head of Department, Professor Neil Sims n.sims@sheffield.ac.uk 

If you have any administration queries and details regarding the application process, contact Julie Fryer j.e.fryer@sheffield.ac.uk 

If you would like an informal tour of our facilities prior to the formal interview process, please contact our Department Technical Manager: Phillip Pickstock p.pickstock@sheffield.ac.uk 

For more information or queries regarding the areas we are looking to recruit to please contact Professor Claudia Mazzà c.mazza@sheffield.ac.uk.