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Research Associate London

Imperial College London

Imperial College London London United Kingdom

1 week ago

Job Description Job Summary

Imperial College London is a science-based institution with the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university. All of our academic departments are located on a single campus in South Kensington, giving a concentration of talent that creates a stimulating and vibrant research community. You can find out more about our staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements and our excellent professional development opportunities, here: .

The Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London is leading the bioengineering agenda both nationally and internationally, advancing the frontiers of our knowledge in the discipline’s three main areas: Biomedical Engineering (Developing devices, techniques and interventions for human health), Biological Engineering (Solving problems related to the life sciences and their applications for health), Biomimetics (Using the... structures and functions of living organisms as models for the design and engineering of materials and machines). Royal School of Mines and its adjacent Bessemer buildings, the Department boasts state-of-the-art laboratories, including ‘wet labs’ for cell culture, chemistry, histology, flow studies, biosensors and electrophysiology, biomaterials, molecular biology, and high throughput biological screening; as well as ‘dry labs’ for modelling, electronics, imaging and mechanics. The space has been designed to promote greater interaction among researchers – just what is needed for the interdisciplinary field that is modern bioengineering.

Duties And Responsibilities

The role of the person appointed with this position will be the establishment of activities within the neural control of movement, specifically in relation to the UK EPSRC NISNEM project.

The work will require working closely with the partners in the consortium for full system integration, validation and clinical testing. In addition, the Research Associate will be expected to submit publications to refereed journals and to attract external research funding.

Essential Requirements

You must have a good undergraduate degree/ MSc in Biomedical Engineering (or equivalent) and a PhD in Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, or Human Medical Sciences (or equivalent) for appointment at Research Associate level.

You will have previous experience in integration of the system components (electrodes, electronics, signal processing) and the development of experimental platforms to test the sub-system components and translational medical research. Some experience with human and animal behavioural experiments is desirable.

Further information

This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment for 24 months.
• Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £ 38,194 - £41,388 per annum.

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Professor Dario Farina 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]

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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: -lang="EN">

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 trans people
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