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Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Flexible Electronics and Wireless Sensing

UCL - Engineering and Technology

Location: London, Work from home
Salary: £38,308 to £55,805
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 29th November 2022
Closes: 8th January 2023
Job Ref: B04-03101

About us

The Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (WEISS) at UCL brings together a wide team of engineering and clinical experts working to develop new surgical technologies. These advances are going to create intuitive and highly personalised surgical platforms that enable more precise, less invasive procedures. Greater precision also means more patients will be viable for complicated but life-altering surgery and those treated will benefit from safer, more localised treatments and a shorter recovery time in hospital.

About the role

The Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Flexible Electronics and Wireless Sensing position is going to be part of the microelectronics platform in WEISS. The aim of the platform is to develop and harness (micro)electronics and packaging expertise for fruitful exploitation of sensors, robotic devices and minimally invasive imaging tools currently being developed at WEISS.

The post is initially funded until 1 May 2024 and will be subject to standard appraisal procedures.

About you

The post holder should hold a PhD in electronics/electrical engineering, robotics or physics or a related field to enable experimental research in flexible electronics and wireless sensing and have interest and/or expertise in biomedical engineering and translation of technology from lab to clinic.

To be appointed at Grade 8, substantial experience in electronics for surgery or other interventional procedures as well as track record of excellent publications are essential.The candidate will also be assessed with the desirable experience and skills. If this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Grade 7 (salary £38,308 - £46,155 per annum).

Prior to submitting an application, please read the full job description.

What we offer

As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below:

• 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days)
• Additional 5 days’ annual leave purchase scheme
• Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE)
• Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan
• Immigration loan
• Relocation scheme for certain posts
• On-Site nursery
• On-site gym
• Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
• Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service
• Discounted medical insurance

Visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/reward-and-benefits to find out more.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women.

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