Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Medical Device Design and Fabrication

University of Oxford - Institute of Biomedical Engineering

We are seeking a full-time postdoctoral research assistant to join the Technology Centre in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (Headington) in the Department of Engineering Science that is directed by Professors Zhanfeng Cui and Cathy Ye. The post is funded by China Regenerative Medicine International (CRMI) and is fixed-term for 12 months in the first instance.

On-going projects in the Technology Centre are using an engineering approach to develop technologies that will facilitate stem cell therapies and regenerative medicine. You will be responsible for designing and developing medical devices and equipment for use in regenerative medicine.

You will possess a PhD (or near completion) in medical device design or a relevant engineering field and you should have knowledge and demonstrable experience of working in software development, control strategy and/or mechanical fabrication.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Zhanfeng Cui, email:

As part of your online application, you will be required to upload your CV, the details of two referees and a covering letter/supporting statement that describes how your past experience fits with the advertised position and demonstrates experience of working both independently and as part of a team.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 21 August 2017 can be considered.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

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