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mtaylor75
10-13-2006, 12:07 AM
Research Fellow in Bioengineering
Salary scale 24161- 29716pa
Closing Date 10/11/2006

In a joint programme between DePuy International (A Johnson and Johnson Company) and the Universities of Leeds and Southampton, applications are invited for a Research Fellow, to be based in Southampton, in the field of orthopaedic biomechanics. Your main focus will be the development a range of finite element based models to assess the performance of total joint replacements and similar devices. Experience of experimental biomechanics would be beneficial, but not essential. You will to work on a range of projects, both short and long term.

You will be expected to pursue excellent research within the university environment and interact closely with company based bioengineers. The successful candidate will be expected to hold a PhD and have relevant research experience. Excellent communication skills are essential, as is an interest in technology transfer between academia and industry.

The fellowship will be initially for a period of 1 year, with extensions for a further 2 years likely.

For informal enquires, please contact Prof. Mark Taylor, School of Engineering Sciences Tel: ++ 44 (0)2380 597660, Fax: ++ 44 (0)2380 593230 or email: mtaylor@soton.ac.uk.
Position Number 0385-06-E
Location Highfield Campus, Southampton

Formal applications for the post should be made via the University personnel department, which can be found at:
http://www.soton.ac.uk/jobs/currentopportunities/index.html

The closing date for this post is 10 November 2006.

Kind regards,

Mark

IMechE Engineers and Surgeons: Joined at the Hip Conference
London, 19-21 April 2007
Abstract deadline: 31st October 2006
www.imeche.org.uk/events/hip

Prof. Mark Taylor
Professor of Bioengineering Science

Bioengineering Science Research Group
School of Engineering Science
University of Southampton
Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ

Tel: ++ 44 (0)2380 597660
Fax: ++ 44 (0)2380 593016
Mobile: ++ 44 (0)7939 101019