The Department for Health at the University of Bath is seeking to appoint a Professor of Healthcare Technology to play a leading role in research related to Musculoskeletal Health Sciences. This appointment will build on our strong track-record in Musculoskeletal Biomechanics, Exercise Rehabilitation, Assistive Technology and Injury Prevention. The successful applicant will have a notable international reputation, an outstanding publication record related to one or more of these areas, and a commitment to working collaboratively within a team environment.


The University of Bath’s Department for Health is a leading Department for Sport, Health and Exercise Science and related Allied Health disciplines. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF2014), we returned staff across three Units of Assessment, ranking 5th (Sport & Exercise Science), 6th (Allied Health Professions) and 6th (Social Policy) in terms of research quality, with ~90% of our outputs rated as world-leading or internationally excellent (i.e. 3-4*). In the most recent University League Tables for Sports Science, the Department was ranked 3rd in the 2018 Complete University Guide and 3rd in the 2017 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.


Further information and online application link (deadline 04 June 2017) are available at https://www.bath.ac.uk/jobs/Vacancy.aspx?ref=DC4867


Informal enquiries should be directed to the Head of Department (Professor James Bilzon, Tel: +44 (0)1225 383174, email: j.bilzon@bath.ac.uk) or the Deputy Head of Department (Professor Keith Stokes, Tel: +44 (0)1225 384190, email: k.stokes@bath.ac.uk).