Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Deadline: 21 Aug 2017

We are seeking a full-time postdoctoral research assistant to join the Technology Centre in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (Headington) in the Department of Engineering Science that is directed by Professors Zhanfeng Cui and Cathy Ye. The post is funded by China Regenerative Medicine International (CRMI) and is fixed-term for 12 months in the first instance.

On-going projects in the Technology Centre are using an engineering approach to develop technologies that will facilitate stem cell therapies and regenerative medicine. You will be responsible for developing stem cell-based strategies for tissue regeneration using biomaterials.

You will possess a PhD (or near completion) in biomaterials or a relevant field and you should have knowledge and demonstrable experience of stem cell therapy and/or tissue regeneration and three-dimensional cell culture and characterisation.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Hui Wang, email: hui.wang@eng.ox.ac.uk .

As part of your online application, you will be required to upload your CV, the details of two referees and a covering letter/supporting statement that describes how your past experience fits with the advertised position and demonstrates experience of working both independently and as part of a team.

Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on 21 August 2017 can be considered.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available here: https://www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.


View or Apply