The establishment of this chair represents the commitment of Halmstad University to develop a leadership in Health Innovation, with a focus on Co-created care improvement. The candidate is expected to lead the university in the next steps of the development of the Health Innovation profile. The goal is to advance knowledge in the theoretical and methodological basis of implementing and evaluating health innovations from the value-based and co-creation perspective.
The funds for this chair are provided by Carl Bennet AB.
Halmstad University (HU) is a workplace for learning, development, research and collaboration. HU has approximately 5000 full-year students and about 600 employees, working in education, research and administrative support. The university is a node for development and dissemination of knowledge, an “innovation-driving university" with a recognized position as a collaborative partner with firms, communities and public organizations. The university consists of four schools. All host innovation arenas that develop and connect education, research and collaboration with our stakeholders.
The position is a Bennet chair.
The Bennet professor is expected to work in close collaboration with CVHI and CIEL and relevant education programs. These include support and coordinate the strategic work of the research environments in profiling, quality assurance and strengthening inter- and multi-disciplinary research. Applying for strategically relevant research funding is an important task, and to initiate research and projects with collaboration partners such as health care, municipalities and different businesses is expected. The professor is expected to participate in education at mainly postgraduate level.
It is also expected that the holder of this chair and the research group can interact closely with the Embedded and Intelligent Systems (EIS) research environment where significant research is conducted on artificial intelligence and healthcare improvement.
Applicants should be qualified as a professor in a subject relevant to the field and goals of the position, experienced in research related to the health innovation field e.g., health science, health economics, innovation, business administration, industrial management.
In addition, the applicant is expected to have
good communication skills in English and able to communicate in Swedish within a few years. proven ability to develop a trusting and good cooperation with both internal and external actors. experience in initiation and leading of independent research initiatives, a strong publishing track record, experiences of leading a research team, ability to plan and lead research good ability to communicate research to the surrounding society. a record demonstrating teaching expertise through pedagogic development work and/or course development and have documented experience from principal supervision of doctoral students encompassing a substantial part of the doctoral students’ studies.
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