View Full Version : biomechanics research technician in London area, UK

05-14-2009, 06:02 AM

Our technician is switching to doing a PhD with us so we need a replacement,
with some sort of (bio)mechanics-related experience. Please contact me if
you have any questions.

DEPARTMENTAL TECHNICIAN (Structure & Locomotion)
Near Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
c. 25.6K - 30.1K pa inclusive
Fixed term 3 year contract

We are looking for a Departmental Technician to work in the dynamic and
successful Structure and Motion Group. Research to be supported includes
comparative studies on walking and running mammals and birds, as well as
other species and subjects including elephants, dinosaurs, computer
modelling, locomotion on rough terrain and the energetic costs of

The technician will be responsible for assisting all stages of the research
process including training students and staff, aiding the collection of high
quality data, collating and analysing research results, undertaking risk
assessments and implementing COSHH regulations and GRP.

Applicants will have a science-related degree or HND/HNC. Experience
undertaking research in biomechanics, engineering or exercise science is
essential. The applicant should be enthusiastic and highly motivated, with
excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and be able to work with
minimum supervision.

We offer a generous reward package including a final salary pension scheme.

Further information on the Structure and Motion Group can be found at

For further information and to apply online, please visit our website
http://jobs.rvc.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=VBS-0042-09 ; use Reference number

Closing date: 17th June 2009.
Interviews are likely to be held on 17th July 2009.

We promote equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and
welcome applications from all sections of the community.

John R. Hutchinson
Reader in Evolutionary Biomechanics
Structure & Motion Laboratory
Royal Veterinary College, Univ. London
Hawkshead Lane, Herts AL9 7TA, UK
phone (+44) (0)1707-666-313
fax (+44) (0)1707-666-371
mobile (+44) (0)7843-629-162
web http://www.rvc.ac.uk/sml and