Research Fellow

University of the West of England, Bristol - Faculty of Environment & Technology

An ambitious university, UWE Bristol is committed to advancing knowledge, inspiring people and transforming futures.

The Department is currently seeking to appoint a Research Associate/Research Fellow. This research post is required for SMARTsurg project funded by H2020.

Bristol Robotics Laboratory at UWE is looking to appoint a talented researcher to join a dynamic team of researchers and work closely with our project partners across Europe. We are developing a new generation of surgical robotic systems to allow minimally invasive surgical procedures to spread into new surgical areas. This requires multidisciplinary collaborations and joint efforts of engineers and clinicians.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £200m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

You will work in an environment where talent and career aspirations are nurtured and supported to be achieved. In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 27/35 days depending on grade;
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition; 
  • flexible working;
  • excellent pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;  
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

Please see the attached full job descriptions and person specifications for these role.

If you have any queries or would like an informal discussion, please contact Sanja Dogramadzi on 01173281301 or email to:

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