Research Assistant – Biomaterials and 3D Printing Implants

Updated: about 1 year ago
Location: London, ENGLAND
Deadline: 10 Oct 2017

UCL Department / Division
Division of Surgery and Interventional Science
Specific unit / Sub department
Department of Nanotechnology
Part Time
Hours per week (%FTE)
18.25 hours per week (50% FTE)
(inclusive of London allowance)
£30,316 (inc. London Allowance of £3,031 per annum)
Salary pro-rata for part time vacancies
Duties and Responsibilities

UCL’s Division of Surgery and Interventional Science houses a prestigious team of scientists and clinicians who conduct research into novel implants, tissue engineering, imaging and diagnostic tests for various diseases as well as evaluating minimally-invasive therapies

We wish to recruit a part time Research Assistant to work on a Wellcome Trust funded project involving developing a novel bionic voice box implant. The successful candidate will work on design, fabrication and characterisation of polymeric composites, soft scaffolds and implants for the application of bionic voice box devices.

This post is funded for 12 months in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The postholder must have a MSc or BSc degree in polymer, polymer/organic chemistry, biomedical science and engineering, tissue engineering, or in a relevant discipline or have equivalent professional experience. Experience in polymer synthesis, 3D printing polymer and hydrogel scaffolds for tissue engineering is desirable. The postholder must have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and have the ability to write scientific reports clearly and quickly.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.


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If you wish to find out further details please contact Dr Wenhui Song on   and Prof Martin Birchall on

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Closing Date
10 Oct 2017
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