Early-Stage Researcher – Tribology of the Facet Joint

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Leeds, ENGLAND
Deadline: 04 Aug 2019

Are you a rising star in the field of mechanical engineering, tribology or material science with experimental experience? Would you like to contribute to the development of cutting-edge medical technology in the spine? Do you want to further your career and attain a PhD at one of the UK’s leading research intensive universities?

You will join a recently funded European Training Network (ETN) Nu-Spine (project ID 812765, call H2020-MSCA-ITN-2018). Nu-Spine offers high-level doctoral training to a total of 15 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) of which 4 will be employed at the University of Leeds. The project lead is Prof Cecilia Persson at the University of Uppsala who was previously a Marie Curie ESR in Leeds.

This ESR position is based in Leeds and will focus on the development of facet joint tribology including the preliminary design of a facet joint system and its testing. This project will be supervised by Prof Richard M Hall , Prof Anne Neville and Dr Michael Bryant , in collaboration with several other researchers across the network.

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