Professor and Head of the Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

Employer: University College London
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Consistently ranked among the world’s top universities, UCL is a modern, outward-looking HEI, with a global reputation for excellence across research and teaching.  Founded in 1826 as a radically different institution, UCL opened up higher education to people of all beliefs and social backgrounds, and this pioneering ethos still flourishes today.  As London’s leading multidisciplinary university, UCL is a true academic powerhouse, committed to engaging with the ‘Grand Challenges’ of the 21st Century, with genuinely international reach and vision.

UCL Engineering and its ten academic departments provide some of the most innovative teaching, most accomplished graduates and most impactful research of any engineering school in Europe.  Everybody at UCL Engineering is encouraged to use their energy and creativity to the full – to change thinking, to change lives, to Change the world.   Within this dynamic context, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering at UCL is well-placed to contribute a number of wider institutional research priorities as one of the foremost departments in this discipline in the world.  The Department is now seeking a new Head and Professor, reporting to the Dean of UCL Engineering, to lead its strategic direction and growth at a highly exciting time in the institution’s development.

Candidates will be excellent academics in their own right in any of the disciplinary areas covered by the department, and will have successfully led the development of world-class research and educational activity.  They will offer a compelling vision for the future of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering at UCL, to seize this opportunity to contribute to the further success of one of the world’s leading teaching and research universities.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to University College London on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference KAYUF. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on 10 February 2019.