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Position: Research Fellow in Soft Tissue Biomechanics
Institution: University College London
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The post holder will be required to carry out research in the laboratory of Dr Mehran Moazen at UCL in the area of soft tissue biomechanics. The Research Associate will carry out imaging, material characterisation and finite element analysis of calcified tissue formed within the skin of reptiles (i.e. osteoderms). S/he will be involved in a multidisciplinary international collaboration and must coordinate and effectively communicate with other team members
Requirements: The successful candidate must have a good first degree (2: 1 UK equivalent or above), a PhD in bio/mechanical engineering (or near completion) and have sufficient experience in finite element analysis, image processing and material characterisation. The candidate need to demonstrate that s/he has generated and executed independent and collaborative research at an internationally-leading level. Candidates must have a good track record of recently and continuously publishing their work in research journals and undertaken some supervisory roles in a research laboratory
   
Text: Research Fellow in Soft Tissue Biomechanics, - Ref:1811073 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Department of Mechanical Engineering Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,328 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Department of Mechanical Engineering is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Soft Tissue Biomechanics. The position is available from 1st Oct 2019 and funded for three years, in the fist instance. The post holder will be required to carry out research in the laboratory of Dr Mehran Moazen at UCL in the area of soft tissue biomechanics. The Research Associate will carry out imaging, material characterisation and finite element analysis of calcified tissue formed within the skin of reptiles (i.e. osteoderms). S/he will be involved in a multidisciplinary international collaboration and must coordinate and effectively communicate with other team members. Key Requirements The successful candidate must have a good first degree (2:1 UK equivalent or above), a PhD in bio/mechanical engineering (or near completion) and have sufficient experience in finite element analysis, image processing and material characterisation. The candidate need to demonstrate that s/he has generated and executed independent and collaborative research at an internationally-leading level. Candidates must have a good track record of recently and continuously publishing their work in research journals and undertaken some supervisory roles in a research laboratory. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Jamie Chapman-Maher, email j.maher@ucl.ac.uk For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Dr Mehran Moazen.Email m.moazen@ucl.ac.uk Please note that only-short listed candidates will be contacted. The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UCL has an outstanding international reputation in research on energy and the environment, marine engineering and naval architecture and engineering for medical applications, with strong research collaborations with industry and universities in the UK, North America, Asia and the Far East and has excellent research and teaching facilities. UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 23 Jul 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description Person Spec Apply Now
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