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Research Associate

University of Glasgow - School of Mathematics & Statistics

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £35,845 to £40,322 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 20th August 2019
Closes: 19th September 2019
Job Ref: E20405

Job Purpose

To make a leading contribution to a project: Multiscale modelling of poro-visco-elastic soft tissue mechanics and tissue damage, working with Profs. Xiaoyu Luo and Ray Ogden, and other researchers from SofTMech and Politecnico di Milano, Italy. This is part of an International Centre-to-Centre Project (SofTMechMP) between SofTMech and two international centres, MIT and Politecnico di Milano supported by the EPSRC. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge of constitutive modelling in continuum mechanics and numerical simulation; a background in soft tissue mechanics and cardiovascular tissue would be advantageous. 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 as opportunities allow.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £35,845 - £40,322 per annum.

This post has funding for 3 years.

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.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

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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