Research Associate in Biomedical Engineering

Worthing, United Kingdom
£26,243 to £32,236 per annum
01 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Life & Health Sciences

Location:      Aston University Main Campus
Salary:      £26,243 to £32,236 per annum
Grade:      Grade 07
Contract Type:      Fixed Term (2 years)
Basis:      Full Time
Closing Date:      23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 17 March 2019
Interview Date:      To be confirmed

Aston University in collaboration with Rayner Intraocular Lenses Ltd are seeking to appoint a research associate to run a project designing and building novel mechanical systems to test biological tissue. You will be a mechanical/design/biomedical engineering graduate with at least an MSc, ideally with experience of working with biological materials. You will have experience designing (using CAD), building, prototyping and testing under laboratory conditions high-accuracy, small-scale mechanical systems; Ideally you will also be proficient in programming in high level languages such as Matlab and/ or LabVIEW with the ability to port into lower level systems (C++, Python etc.) being an advantage. Experience of working/leadership within a multidisciplinary project team and the ability to understand, digest and disseminate complex concepts is essential

The project will be based in Worthing, but with substantial time in Birmingham in the first 9 months (costs covered)

Informal enquires can be made in the first instance to Prof James Wolffsohn (, +44 (0)121 204 4140).

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

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