Biomaterials technician

Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
£33,114 to £37,804 per annum
Posted
10 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
03 Jul 2022
Ref
45269
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job description

A biomaterials laboratory specialist is required for the management, maintenance and operation of the biomaterials laboratory for the user community, and to provide support for postgraduate and undergraduate research projects 

They should have knowledge in mechanical, thermal, and general biomaterials equipment testing, ideally with an engineering background. 

In addition, the postholder will utilise engineering or equipment servicing knowledge to provide minor maintenance and repair to the dental clinical skills laboratory equipment. 

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract  

This is a full-time post

Key responsibilities

  • To provide management, maintenance and operation of the biomaterials laboratory for the user community
  • To have knowledge in mechanical, thermal and general biomaterials equipment testing, ideally with an engineering background.
  • To utilise engineering knowledge to maintain and repair the dental clinical skills laboratory equipment.
  • Become expert and manage specialist equipment access e.g. fatigue and static loading machines, thermal analysis equipment
  • Operate highly specialized machinery e.g. TA (Bose) testing machines, lnstron testing machines, DMA, DSC, FTIR equipment.
  • Maintain close links with our partner Trusts (e.g. GSTT Medical Physics workshops) to develop tools and jigs for use in the Biomaterials laboratories.

Essential criteria

  1. Relevant technical experience
  2. Biomaterials background
  3. Use and experience of biomaterials equipment
  4. Adaptability to use engineering knowledge to support clinical skills
  5. Other technical experience
  6. Innovation
  7. Time management
  8. Team working
  9. Good communication

Desirable criteria

  1. Professional registration, achieved or working towards
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