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Research Associate

University of Glasgow - School of Engineering

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £35,210 to £39,610 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th June 2019
Closes: 18th July 2019
Job Ref: 026658

Job Purpose
To make a leading contribution to an EPSRC funded Programme Grant “Surgery enabled by Ultrasonics”, working principally with Prof Margaret Lucas and Prof Sandy Cochran within MIU (Medical & Industrial Ultrasonics) on the incorporation of smart materials, including new ultrasound materials, into miniaturised high-power ultrasonic surgical devices. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in applying smart materials, including SMAs and/or piezoelectric materials, in devices, and the job will focus on miniaturisation and tunability of ultrasonic surgical devices enabled by smart materials. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £35,210 - £39,610 per annum.

This post is full time with funding up to 32 months in the first instance.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equality.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

   
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