Three Research Associates in Functionalised Nanomaterials for Biosensing Applications

Imperial College London - Department of Materials, Faculty of Engineering

Campus: South Kensington and White City

Full-Time appointment until 13 October 2018 with a possibility of an extension.

The Department of Materials wishes to appoint three Research Associates to work on the design and synthesis of nanomaterials for applications in biosensing and regenerative medicine. These posts are based within the Biomaterials group at Imperial College London, working with Professor Molly Stevens and involve collaborations with a number of other internationally recognised (nano)materials research groups. The Stevens Group has received numerous awards for outstanding biomaterials related research (www.stevensgroup.org) and comprises a very international and multidisciplinary group of Research Fellows and PhD students.

The will design and syntehsise/engineer innovative nanomaterial-based systems for biosensing target analytes and biomarkers. You will be expected to fully characterize these structurally using state-of-the-art imaging techniques within our labs and through collaborations and evaluate their potential for use in lateral flow or point-of-care devices. To view ongoing research in the group please visit www.stevensgroup.org. You will be offered extensive opportunities for collaborative work, both within and external to Imperial College.

You will be a conscientious, innovative experimental scientist who has successfully completed a PhD (or equivalent) in chemistry, nanomaterials, nanotechnology, or an engineering discipline or similar. Experience in nanomaterials research, such as their characterisation and functionalisation, as well as their applications in biosensing are essential.

Further information can be obtained from Professor Molly Stevens, m.stevens@imperial.ac.uk

You can find details of salary, terms & conditions, including contract type/duration, benefits, etc.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website at the following link: www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment (select “Job Search” and enter the job reference no EN20170333FH. Please complete and upload an application form as directed and submit any other relevant supporting documents such as your full CV.

Closing date: 17 October 2017 (Midnight BST)

Further guidance may be sought from Mrs Darakshan Khan (d.khan@imperial.ac.uk).

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