Research Associate in Biomechanics of Cancer Cell Extravasation

University College London - UCL - Mechanical Engineering

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. 

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UCL has an outstanding international reputation in research on energy and the environment, marine engineering and naval architecture and engineering for medical applications, with strong research collaborations with industry and universities in the UK, North America, Asia and the Far East and has excellent research and teaching facilities.

This is an excellent opportunity for an independent and creative scientist to work in an exciting and highly collaborative environment. By becoming part of our team, the successful candidate will contribute through multi-disciplinary efforts to the understanding of cancer metastasis. The candidate will be based at UCL which is one of the world’s top multidisciplinary universities, with an international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching. As part of this project you will be working with a large interdisciplinary network of researchers. The candidate will benefit from state-of-the-art biomedical engineering research trainings and combined supervision by world leading scientists in the fields of cell biomechanics and cancer biology.

The post is for two years in the first instance, working 36.5 hours per week.

Candidates should have a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Biological Sciences or other relevant subject area. The candidate should have extensive experience with cell imaging as well as molecular/ cell biology techniques. The candidate should also have demonstrable experience in microfabrication and microfluidic technologies.

Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary (£29,809 - £31,432 per annum) with payment at research associate Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis once awarded.

UCL vacancy reference : 1607767.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Enquiries about this post should be sent to Emad Moeendarbary ( e.moeendarbary@ucl.ac.uk ).

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

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