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Research Fellow in Soft Tissue Biomechanics

University College London - UCL Department of Mechanical Engineering

Location: London
Salary: £35,328 UCL Grade 7 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th June 2019
Closes: 23rd July 2019
Job Ref: 1811073
 

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Soft Tissue Biomechanics. The position is available from 1st Oct 2019 and funded for three years, in the fist instance.

The post holder will be required to carry out research in the laboratory of Dr Mehran Moazen at UCL in the area of soft tissue biomechanics. The Research Associate will carry out imaging, material characterisation and finite element analysis of calcified tissue formed within the skin of reptiles (i.e. osteoderms). S/he will be involved in a multidisciplinary international collaboration and must coordinate and effectively communicate with other team members. 

The successful candidate must have a good first degree (2:1 UK equivalent or above), a PhD in bio/mechanical engineering (or near completion) and have sufficient experience in finite element analysis, image processing and material characterisation. The candidate need to demonstrate that s/he has generated and executed independent and collaborative research at an internationally-leading level. Candidates must have a good track record of recently and continuously publishing their work in research journals and undertaken some supervisory roles in a research laboratory. 

UCL vacancy reference: 1811073       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Jamie Chapman-Maher, email  j.maher@ucl.ac.uk For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Dr Mehran Moazen.Email m.moazen@ucl.ac.uk Please note that only-short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UCL has an outstanding international reputation in research on energy and the environment, marine engineering and naval architecture and engineering for medical applications, with strong research collaborations with industry and universities in the UK, North America, Asia and the Far East and has excellent research and teaching facilities.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

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