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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Medical Device Engineering

The University of Edinburgh - Chemistry

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th December 2018
Closes: 20th December 2018
Job Ref: 046182

College of Science and Engineering

We are looking for an ambitious individual to help us design and develop technology to deliver affordable, reliable and point-of-care molecular TB diagnostics, with the vision of removing the need for centralised facilities and offering remote primary care diagnosis coupled with telemetry for “cloud based” notification to ensure public health and surveillance interventions This includes taking developmental and prototype systems through to robust packaged units for testing in exploratory studies in Russia and India.

You will join a newly funded EU Horizon 2020 project (Proposal title: Accurate, Rapid, Robust and Economical Diagnostic Technologies for Tuberculosis ARREST-TB) as part of a research team that spans across the Universities of Edinburgh and Heriot Watt with academic and industry partners in Spain, Italy, Russia and India.

Informal enquiries about the post should be addressed to Dr Seshasailam Venkateswaran ( or Professor Mark Bradley (

Post is funded for 24 months, with a start date in January 2019 or as soon thereafter.

Closing Date: 20-DEC-2018 at 5pm GMT

For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the 'apply' button above.

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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