Research Associate in Graphene Biomedicine

The University of Manchester - School of Health Sciences

Closing Date : 25/08/2017.
Employment Type : Fixed Term.
Duration : 1 October 2017 until 31 March 2018.
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health.
School/Directorate : School of Health Sciences.
Division : Pharmacy & Optometry.
Hours Per week : Full time.
Salary : £31,076 per annum.
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester.
Job Reference : BM&H-10495.

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Graphene Biomedicine post within the Nanomedicine Laboratory at the University of Manchester. The post will be tenable from 1 October 2017 until 31 March 2018.

You will undertake research on the characterization and biomedical application of graphene, graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide sheets. You will be expected to contribute to the characterization and use of various graphene-based materials (graphene oxide, exfoliated graphene, other 2D material) in collaboration with other researchers within the Nanomedicine Lab, the University of Manchester, as well as other external laboratories. You should be able to interact effectively with researchers from a range of other disciplines to contribute to the programme of research.

You should at least have submitted a PhD in nanoscience, biotechnology, materials science or equivalent. You should also have demonstrable previous experience in graphene characterisation and in biomedical application of carbon or 2D nanomaterials. Evidence of a developing research publication track record would be advantageous.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Kostas Kostarelos


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more.

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