Coventry University seeks Professor in Technology Enabled Health

Posted on 2 March 2016 (Permalink)

Coventry University is inviting applications for a Professor post to drive the strategic growth and development of research activity in the newly formed Centre for Technology Enabled Health Research (CTEHR), providing strategic direction, management and joint leadership within the Centre’s research themes - Innovation, Design and Technology.

Set in a highly successful research culture, the Centre works closely with citizens, service providers, commissioners and industry. As well as delivering research excellence through theoretically-driven original studies that can help improve the health and wellbeing of diverse populations across the life course, the Centre is committed to generating economic growth for our city, region and the broader national economy. Staffed by a multi-professional team of 29 academics and 26 doctoral researchers we are committed to collaborative research bringing together health psychology, design and technology, participatory arts-based methods and health technology assessment.

The Centre is structured around four research themes: Children and Families, Health Economics Modelling and Systems Analysis, Behaviour and Interventions and Innovation, Design and Technology. The Innovation, Design and Technology theme focuses on conducting high-quality translational research into the development of technology-based health and care interventions. This includes the design, development and evaluation of a range of technologies and services including assisted living, telecare, telehealth and new diagnostics; the Professor in Technology Enabled Health would join this group.  You can view the Research Centre brochure here.

Candidates will have a strong national/international research profile, a successful track record in research income generation, experience of supervising doctoral students, the ability to lead and mentor staff, and support and lead research.

For an informal discussion about these posts, please contact Professor Beth Grunfeld, Executive Director, Centre for Technology Enabled Health Research, at or Dr Gillian Ward, acting Innovation, Design and Technology theme lead, at

For more information or to apply online, please visit the Coventry University website or click here to apply.  

Closing date: 13 March 2016

Interview date: Expected to take place w/c 4 April 2016.