Research Associate

Updated: 8 days ago
Location: Cardiff, WALES


Research Associate
Cardiff School of Engineering

The Magnetics and Materials Research Group is seeking an applicant for a post-doctoral research position to join a NIHR funded project developing a glove prototype to be used in the treatment of patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare skin disease. As part of a larger multidisciplinary team, the researcher will be tasked with developing unique soft actuators integrated into the glove for providing hand splinting.
The candidate should ideally have experience in materials fabrication and soft actuator design including a good working knowledge of 3D printing techniques.
This post is full time (35 hours per week) and fixed term for three years until 31st October 2022.
Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum (Grade 6).
For informal enquiries about the post please contact Dr T. Meydan, .
For informal enquiries about working at Cardiff School of Engineering please contact Bev Jones, .

Date advert posted: Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Closing date: Saturday, 18 January 2020
The School of Engineering holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award that recognises good employment practice and a commitment to develop the careers of women working in science. Cardiff University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. For this vacancy we actively encourage women to apply. We will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share opportunities.

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IMPORTANT: Evidencing Criteria

Candidates should evidence that they meet ALL of the essential criteria as well as, where relevant, the desirable criteria.
As part of the application process you will be asked to provide this evidence via a supporting statement. Please ensure when submitting this document / attaching it to your application profile you name it with the vacancy reference number, in this instance, 8966BR.  

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