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Position: PhD Studentship
Institution: University College London
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: aim of this project will be to develop a numerical simulation platform for the design and analysis of the flow patterns of whole blood and biological reagents during the operation of microfluidic devices used for isolation of circulating cancer cells (CTCs) from patient blood samples
Requirements: Applicants are preferred to have a first class undergraduate and master’s degrees (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or a related discipline
   
Text: PhD Studentship, - Ref:1823145 Click here to go back to search results UCL Department / Division Department of Mechanical Engineering Location of position London Duration of Studentship 4 Years Stipend £17,009 per annum Vacancy Information TITLE: Computational and experimental analysis of novel microfluidic devices for isolating circulating tumour cells This studentship provides an opportunity for a UK/EU national or international candidate to join a 4-year study program in UCL's Department of Mechanical Engineering. The aim of this project will be to develop a numerical simulation platform for the design and analysis of the flow patterns of whole blood and biological reagents during the operation of microfluidic devices used for isolation of circulating cancer cells (CTCs) from patient blood samples. Studentship Description A 4-year PhD studentship is available at UCL Department of Mechanical Engineering for Computational and experimental analysis of novel microfluidic devices for isolating circulating tumour cells. Person Specification Applicants are preferred to have a first class undergraduate and masters degrees (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or a related discipline.Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills, along with a stated interest in interdisciplinary research, are essential. Experience in computer programing and strong knowledge in solid mechanics and/ or fluid mechanics and/or microfluidics would be essential. Fluency and clarity in spoken English as well as good written English in accordance with UCL English requirements (TOEFL> 92 or IELTS> 6.5). Eligibility This funding is available for UK/EU passport holders and international candidates.The position is only open to UK or EU citizens with at least 3 years residency in UK. Please DO NOT enquire about this studentship if you are ineligible. Please refer to the following website for eligibility criteria: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/research-degrees/mechanical-engineering-mphil-phd Application Process: Eligible applicants should first contact Dr Emad Moeendarbary (e.moeendarbary@ucl.ac.uk) quoting the Job reference. Please enclose a cover letter (including the names and contact details of two referees), one-page research statement and two pages CV. The supervisory team will arrange interviews for short-listed candidates. After interview, the successful candidate will be given instructions to formally apply online via the UCL website. Regrettably, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful at the shortlisting stage. Thank you for your interest in this position. Contact name Dr Emad Moeendarbary Contact details e.moeendarbary@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 30 Nov 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Studentship Start Date ASAP Studentship Further Particulars
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