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Burns, Maryann
03-09-2000, 09:40 PM
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Maryann Burns
HR Officer

R&D Scientist - Biomechanical Engineer


Smith & Nephew is a leading worldwide healthcare Group which develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of innovative and technologically advanced tissue repair products, primarily in the areas of bone, joints, skin and other soft tissue. In particular, the company applies technology to provide real benefit to healthcare professionals and their patients through improving patient care, reducing healthcare costs and educating and training healthcare professionals.

The Group recognises that a strong R & D programme is essential for future growth and our Group Research Centre, based at the York Science Park, is responsible for researching new product concepts, processes and technologies

To further strengthen our research programme we have a vacancy for a biomechanical engineer to:

* Provide input on a variety of projects, identifying new areas for biomechanics.
* Characterise mechanical properties of biomaterials, including natural and tissue engineered cartilage and other tissues.
* Design medical implants and biomedical products.

You will have:

* A good honours degree in Materials Science or Engineering, with a PhD in Biomechanics.
* 3-5 years relevant experience, ideally in an industrial environment.
* Excellent communication and influencing skills along with the ability to take the initiative to progress work.
* A flexible approach to develop new areas of expertise, to meet the changing demands of our research programme.

In return for your commitment and expertise, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including 25 days holiday, flexible working hours and a contributory pension scheme.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter, including current salary and daytime telephone number, quoting the relevant job reference to: Research.Recruitment@Smith-Nephew.com
Smith & Nephew Group Research Centre, York Science Park, Heslington, York, YO10 5DF

Closing date for applications: 20th March, 2000