ASTON UNIVERSITY

Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
£33,199 to £48,677 per annum
Posted
20 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Sep 2018
Ref
R180376
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Aston University are seeking to appoint an ambitious individual keen to develop research and teaching activity in areas centred on Biomedical Engineering.

Aston University launched a Biomedical Engineering Batchelor’s/Master’s Degree from its expertise and strong reputation in Health and Engineering disciplines in 2014. After years of significant growth, we are looking for an additional lecturer with special interests in Mechanical design, FEA and prosthetics to expand the range of competences of our team.

The post holder will contribute to develop and enhance research and teaching activities in the field of Biomedical Engineering and influence the course design and delivery.

To assist staff in achieving their research ambitions, Aston University has a very strong research support team well experienced in supporting academic staff secure grants through research councils, EU, KTP and a range of other routes.

You will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and have an emerging or established research profile. Experience in Mechanical or Mechatronic design, Finite Element modelling with experience with the following or similar, Solidworks, Comsol, Abaqus, Ansys, Mimix, Labview, Matlab or C like programming would be valued.

An attractive start-up package will be offered for the right candidate to ensure they can find a supportive environment capable of matching their ambition for their future. Informal enquires can be made in the first instance to the Biomedical Engineering Programme Leader, Dr Antonio Fratini (a.fratini@aston.ac.uk, +44 (0)121 204 3010).

The minimum period for which initial appointments are made is normally five years. However, the normal expectation is that Lecturers will transfer to a continuing appointment during this period on demonstrating acceptable performance in their research, teaching and other duties.

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