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    Medical Materials Engineer / Scientist - KTP Associate - Ref 07/112/khw
    DTI Knowledge Transfer Partnership (University of Bath and Corin Ltd)

    Closing date: 15th April 2007

    The Company - Corin Ltd was founded in 1985 and is based in Cirencester
    (Glos, UK). The company designs, manufactures and supplies orthopaedic
    devices worldwide specialising in hip, knee and spinal prostheses for
    the young, active arthritic patient. Corin has been associated with some
    of the most important developments in orthopaedic implant technology in
    the last 20 years. From true mobile bearing knees to the pioneering work
    carried out on modern metal-on-metal hip resurfacing and total hip
    replacement, the company now has a reputation for innovative technology
    aimed at restoring quality of life to the younger, active patient.

    The job - Surface engineering and coatings are technologies the company
    sees as being key to improving the performance of orthopaedic devices
    both in terms of osteoconductive surfaces for secure bone fixation and
    low wear bearing surfaces. This two year project will allow the company
    to build its understanding of these technologies and processes to
    optimise the performance of its orthopaedic devices. Candidate Profile
    It is essential that you have a 1st, 2.1 honours or higher degree in a
    relevant discipline, such as materials science or mechanical
    engineering. A relevant research background would be advantageous,
    particularly in medical engineering, tribology or coating technologies.
    Prior industrial experience, either post-graduation or through an
    industrial placement, would be beneficial You will need good
    interpersonal skills and the ability to work across all levels of an
    organisation dedicated to providing products and services that
    consistently satisfy the needs and expectations of both its direct and
    indirect Customers. Furthermore, you will need to demonstrate the
    capability of developing into an excellent project manager and organiser.

    Salary Range is 22 - 25,000 GBP pa depending on qualifications and
    experience and the reward package includes an additional 3500 GBP
    personal training and development budget, which includes the opportunity
    to study for a higher degree.

    For further information please consult the following websites
    Corin Ltd:
    The University of Bath - Knowledge Transfer Partnership:

    Application forms and further details may be obtained from the Human
    Resources Department, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY,
    email quoting Ref No 07/112. Alternatively, please phone
    the 24 hr answer-phone service on (01225) 386924, textphone (01225)
    386039 quoting Ref No 07/112. An online application form is accessible


    ****Please note change of address****
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    Sabina Gheduzzi PhD
    Centre for Orthopaedic Biomechanics
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    University of Bath
    Bath BA2 7AY

    Tel +44-1225-384560
    Fax +44-1225-386928