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11-17-2008, 09:15 PM
Staffordshire University

Faculty of Health - Stoke Campus



Senior Research Officer (Ref HE08/3)

29,138 - 33,779 per annum (pay award pending)



The Biomechanics team within the Faculty of Health has established itself as a major player in delivering courses, research and consultancy services in the area of foot and footwear biomechanics. We are currently seeking a Science or Engineering graduate, preferably with a PhD, with strong problem solving skills and good communication skills who can work well within a small inter-disciplinary team and can collaborate strongly with other research groups and interface with industrial partners across Europe.



You will be expected to develop mathematical models of foot and footwear and conduct theoretical and practical biomechanical assessment of new prototype footwear. Experience of conducting research in Higher Education in areas related to human performance/biomechanics is essential for this role. Postgraduate level teaching experience and knowledge of health related policy and initiatives would also be highly desirable. As the candidate will have an opportunity to work with research partners across Europe, this post would be particularly suitable for a candidate who has just completed their PhD and would like to embark on a research career.



This full-time post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of two years and is subject to a satisfactory CRB check.



Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Nachi Chockalingam, Telephone: 01782 294019 or Email: n.chockalingam@staffs.ac.uk



For an application form and further details, please visit our website www.staffs.ac.uk/jobvacancies . Alternatively please email jobs@staffs.ac.uk or telephone 01782 292762 quoting reference HE08/3. Please note that CVs will only be accepted in support of a fully completed application form.



Closing date for completed applications: 1 December 2008



As an inclusive organisation committed to equality and diversity, we encourage applications from all sections of the community



Employment benefits include; final salary pension scheme, flexible employment options and generous annual leave entitlement





Direct Link to the application forms and other information: http://www.staffs.ac.uk/about_us/jobs/he083.jsp



Thierry Larose Chevalier

Research Scholar in Biomechanics

Faculty of Health

Leek Road

Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2DF

United Kingdom



P: + 44 1782 294024 (Direct)

+ 44 1782 294019 (Office)

F: + 44 1782 294321

E: T.LaroseChevalier@Staffs.ac.uk


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