1. Research Associate in Biophotonics Openings at the Univesity of Sheffield (2 openings)

    Research Associate in Biophotonics Openings at the Univesity of Sheffield (2 openings)



    University of Sheffield - Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

    Location: Sheffield

    Salary: £31,302 to £36,261 Grade 7 per annum

    Hours: Full Time

    Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Placed On: 22nd May 2019

    Closes: 20th June 2019

    Job Ref: UOS022704

    Contract Type: Fixed term for 36 months, with a start date on or after 1st July 2019.

    Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University? We have two exciting opportunities in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering for people with a passion for research at the medicine/engineering interface, looking to use their skills in biophotonics to make an impact in healthcare. Two full time research positions in biophotonics are available within the group of Professor Stephen Matcher in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. The posts are fixed term for 36 months. Successful applicants will have a PhD in biomedical engineering or a closely related area.

    The biophotonics group at Sheffield has a strong international reputation in the field of biophotonics and especially optical coherence tomography (OCT). The biophotonics labs are equipped with a range of state-of-the-art facilities. The post-holders will be expected to have extensive prior experience in biophotonics techniques, especially OCT and/or infrared spectroscopy. They will work on a new EPSRC-funded Healthcare Impact Partnerships project to develop and apply cutting-edge OCT techniques to dermatology, especially the assessment and monitoring of atopic dermatitis (eczema). Techniques to be developed include ultra-high resolution visible light OCT, high-speed OCT angiography and mid-infrared OCT. Extensive collaborations with clinical colleagues at Mt Sinai hospital, New York and industrial collaborators from major pharmaceuticals companies will be a key feature of these posts.

    We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.  The University of Sheffield is the number one university in the UK for income and investment in engineering research.

    We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

    To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LblLk18zmo.

    Closing date 20th June 2019.

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