Research Associate in Sensing

St Mary's, London (Greater) (GB)
£37,904 - £45,547, Full-time, Fixed term
05 Oct 2018
24 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job description Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new role of Post-doctoral Research Associate in Sensing the NIHR Imperial Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). The main purpose of the role will be to focus on development of innovative technologies for peri-operative diagnosis and sensing including bio photonics, confocal imaging, mass-spectral tissue analysis, and sepsis detection sensors.

The NIHR Imperial BRC harnesses the scientific power of Imperial College London, the only UK University devoted wholly to science, engineering, business and medicine, and the UK’s largest group of research-intensive hospitals in Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. The BRC supports the infrastructure to promote and facilitate the flow of research from laboratory bench to patient bedside as effectively and efficiently as possible.

Duties and responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for developing their research area and new research ideas to achieve the wider aims of the Surgery and Surgical Technology Theme. They will be expected to undertake and deliver high quality research that is published in high impact journals and presented at local, national and international meetings. They will also be expected to write reports for research sponsors and assist with supervision of post-graduate and undergraduate students.

Essential requirements

A PhD in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics or related discipline is a prerequisite for anyone wishing to apply for this role. In addition, knowledge and experience in using and developing optical, electric and spectroscopic sensor technologies is essential, as is practical experience within a research environment.

Further information

The post is full time, fixed term for one year.