Teaching Professor in Health Technology (Open Rank)
Department of Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering The Grainger College of Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Department of Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Teaching Professor (Open Rank) position to teach graduate and undergraduate courses and perform research in the areas of healthcare technology and systems. The candidate will be responsible for the curriculum development for engineering course offerings for a new MS in Health Technology (MSHT) that was launched during the Fall of 2020 in collaboration with the College of Applied Health Sciences. The candidate will teach courses in hardware and software design for the MSHT program and assist in the development of a new ‘makerspace’ laboratory. In addition to teaching and contributing to the laboratory, the successful candidate will hold office hours and provide academic advising to a subset of students in the department. It is anticipated that the individuals in this role will also have dedicated time to perform research in the areas of health technology, cyber-physical systems, data analytics and wearable systems or related areas. The candidate must be familiar with one or more of these fields: mechatronics, mobile computing, wearable sensors, social robots, IoT, and the candidate must have a willingness to expand to less familiar fields. The incumbent also will conduct research, perform training, write proposals, and advise students as an affiliate/member of the Health Care Engineering Systems Center and Center for Health, Aging and Disability.
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