Research Associate – Piezoelectric Materials and Devices

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Company: University College London

Department: Department of Nanotechnology

Salary: £34,056 to £34,984 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1381 4108306

Fax: +44-1295 7807128

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

We wish to recruit a Research Associate from 1st October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter to work on an EPSRC funded project involving developing the next generation cochlear implants. The successful applicant will work on development of novel piezoelectric nanomaterials, design, fabrication and characterisation of electrodes and acoustic sensors for artificial cochlea implants in the UCL Centre for Biomaterials based at Royal Free Campus (Hampstead, London). The collaborative project has a dynamic multi-disciplinary consortium of scientists, engineers, translational clinicians and surgeons to deliver research excellence towards manufacturing novel acoustic devices for neurologically impaired patients with sensory neural hearing loss.

This post is funded until 31 August 2018 with the possibility of extension.

The postholder must have a PhD degree in piezoelectric/conducting materials, piezoelectric/acoustic sensors, functional polymer science and engineering, electronic physics in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional experience. Proven capabilities in design, fabrication and testing of electrodes and piezoelectric or acoustic sensors and devices are essential. The postholder must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and have a proven ability and commitment to carry out high quality original research.

UCL vacancy reference: 1665214.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Please ensure you attach your CV and a list of publications.

If you wish to find out further details please contact Dr Wenhui Song on [email protected] or Dr Xiao Liu on [email protected] If you are unable to apply online please contact Chau Chong on [email protected] quoting job reference.

Closing Date: 7 September 2017

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