University Lectureship in Healthcare Systems

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in Healthcare Systems. The successful candidate will join the Mechanics, Materials and Design Division to add to its broad expertise in Bioengineering. We encourage applicants who will strengthen our current research activities in Engineering Better Care - the understanding and use of an engineering systems approach to health and care design and continuous improvement, located in the Engineering Design Centre. The ideal candidate will work in healthcare systems with a background in engineering, computer science, cognitive science or clinical science with direct experience of health and care systems and/or public health.


In exceptional circumstances, it may be possible to offer a supplement to the salary range stated for this role of up to 11%, £5500, for a five year period. Any such supplement would be awarded on the basis of a demonstrable history of exceptional achievement and is entirely at the discretion of the University.


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In addition to this, please ensure that you upload the application documentation as follows:


-Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • A full publications list

  • Statement of professional, teaching and research experience and describe your future research plans (no more than two pages)

If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.


The closing date for applications is 6 January 2020. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the HR Office (, +44 (0) 1223 332615).


The interviewing panel will meet soon after the closing date in order to produce a short-list; references may be solicited. Short-listed candidates will be invited to visit the Department, give a short seminar/lecture and attend a formal interview.


Informal enquiries may be made to Professor John Clarkson ( +44 (0) 1223 748246 or Professor Michael Sutcliffe ( +44 (0) 1223 33299.


Please quote reference NM15907 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.


The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.


The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


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