Location UK / Belfast
Job Type Permanent full-time
Salary See description
Updated 2 days ago
Excellent opportunity for a research fellow based in Queens University in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.
Our School prides itself in having an inclusive ethos and provides a welcoming and supportive environment for all of our students and staff. As a result our gender balance figures are better than those for other Schools in our discipline across the UK. In line with our own aims to improve representation, progression and success for all, we are currently holding a Silver Athena SWAN Award.
We are seeking a highly-motivated post-doctoral research fellow for a three-year period in the field of biomaterials development and evaluation to join the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast. As part of the Bioengineering Research Group, the researcher will support activities in a new project, funded by Dunhill Medical Trust. This will explore the potential of controlled strontium release from resorbable devices to improve osteoporotic fracture fixation.
The researcher will work in a multidisciplinary team with researchers from the Materials and Advanced Technologies for Healthcare (MATCH) Pioneer Research Centre. This post offers an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for working at the cutting edge of biomaterials development to contribute to solutions for the next generation of orthopaedic fixation devices.
The successful candidate must have:
Salary: £33,199 per annum
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Closing date: Wednesday 26 June 2019
The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability
Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding