Research Associate

Imperial College London

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Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic post-doctoral researcher to make a leading contribution to the design, testing and regulatory documentation, to translate a novel orthopaedic implant for amputees to readiness for its first clinical study in humans.

The appointed Research Associate will work together with our medical technologies translation accelerator, MedTechONE. The researcher will be based at Imperial’s White City Campus and supervised by Prof Anthony Bull from the Department of Bioengineering in collaboration with Dr Giovanni Milandri from MedTechONE.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be expected to plan research in accordance with the project aims; conduct translational research with appropriate supervision using a Quality Management System (ISO13485) for regulatory and ethical approval; present findings to colleagues and actively participate in group research meetings and internal seminars; attend relevant workshops and conferences as necessary; submit publications to high-quality refereed conferences and journals; assist in the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research students as required; and promote the reputation of the group, the departments and the College.

Essential requirements

To apply you must have a PhD in a subject relevant to the role, or equivalent research experience, with particular expertise in orthopaedic implant design and laboratory testing.

You should have practical experience within a research environment and a track record of publications in relevant and refereed journals in relevant areas.

Further information

This is afull-time, fixed-term appointment for 14 monthswith the potential to be extended.

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Prof Anthony Bull at [email protected]

Our preferred method of application is via our website. Please click “APPLY NOW” to go through to the online application form. Should you have any queries regarding the application process please contact: Yusra Vallimohamed at [email protected]

For technical issues when applying online please email [email protected] Please ensure that you include the job reference number in any correspondence.

The Department of Bioengineering leads the bioengineering agenda both nationally and internationally, with its staff coming from diverse academic disciplines, including all main branches of engineering, physical sciences, life sciences and medicine, to create a rich collaborative environment. More information about staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements and excellent professional development opportunities, can be found here:

Committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer, and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for transpeople


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