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Bioengineer / Biomedical Engineer (KTP Associate)

University of Derby

Location: Welwyn Garden City
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th February 2024
Closes: 29th February 2024
Job Ref: 0426-23-R2

Contract Type: Fixed Term 24 months

University of Derby’s College of Science & Engineering in partnership with Acme Pharma Ltd are offering an exciting career-development opportunity to manage and deliver a challenging strategic Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project. Based at Acme Pharma’s premises in Welwyn Garden City, you will be employed by the University as a KTP Associate but work under the terms and conditions of the company.

Using your knowledge and skills to support the business and achieve specific project aims, you will receive on-going support from an Acme Pharma Supervisor, Academic Supervisor and an Academic Lead from the University of Derby to help you deliver. A personal training and development budget will also be available for you to access, as well as receiving access to the same training opportunities and facilities as University staff.

This is a dynamic role that presents an opportunity to lead a new project—PULSE. PULSE is an innovative, non-invasive, continuous blood glucose (BGL) and blood cholesterol (BCL) monitoring system. You will guide the project from its conceptual stages through to clinical trials and the development of a working Minimum Viable Product (MVP).

The role is mainly based at Acme Pharma Limited facilities, with visits to the University of Derby and some remote work.

About Acme Pharma Limited

Acme Pharma is a leading force in the field of medical technology and research. They are committed to producing cutting-edge, innovative solutions that integrate lifestyle adaptation via the use of Artificial Intelligence.

About University of Derby

The University of Derby is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to succeed in your role. We offer some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. Financially strong and seriously ambitious, achieving outstanding results for our teaching and research, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

About Knowledge Transfer Partnership

This full-time post is part-funded by the UK Government’s KTP programme. A KTP is a three-way project between a graduate, an organisation and a university. KTP is one of the UK’s largest graduate recruitment programmes and has been placing graduates on challenging, high profile projects for almost 45 years. In addition to a competitive salary and core KTP development training, you will have a dedicated budget of £4,500 for further training and career development. To find out more about the scheme visit: ktp-uk.org/graduates

For further information and informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact Professor Farid Meziane, Head of data Science research Centre- Computing – f.meziane@derby.ac.uk or Dr Amar Bousbaine, Associate Professor in Engineering – a.bousbaine@derby.ac.uk

For enquiries regarding your application and for sponsorship eligibility, please contact the recruitment team via recruitment@derby.ac.uk  

Please note that unfortunately, this role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route. Please consult the Home office website for further information.

For more information and to apply on-line, please click the above “Apply” button.

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