Postdoctoral Researcher in Biomaterials and Bioreactors for Tissue Engineering

University of Oxford
May 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024-£44,263
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Postdoctoral Researcher in Biomaterials and Bioreactors for Tissue Engineering

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Botnar Research Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford, OX3 7LD

We are looking for an experienced, uniquely skilled and highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to join a research team led by Associate Professor Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy, working on the development of biomaterials and bioreactors for soft tissue repair applications. You will be based at the Botnar Research Centre, NDORMS, University of Oxford.

As a post holder, you will be an integral part of our team and you will perform high quality scientific research, developing and acquiring relevant skills. Your specific role will be to develop further the humanoid bioreactor platform (currently focusing on the shoulder) by looking at other joints such as the knee, wrist and finger. You will design and fabricate relevant chambers, contribute to the development of scaffolds, and interface with robotic teams and companies to support the development of suitable bioreactor platforms. You will be responsible for analysing, contextualising and interpreting biological and mechanical data, recording your findings in internal reports and/or publishing them in peer-reviewed journals. You will write and maintain protocols for data collection and analysis, as well as train and supervise graduate and undergraduate students as appropriate.

You will hold a PhD/DPhil (or near completion) in a discipline of direct relevance to tissue engineering or regenerative medicine. Outstanding experience and competences with bioreactor work, including design, experiments, and extensive experience with human primary or stem cell culture, is essential. You will have excellent communication skills and a proven track record in authorship of peer-reviewed publications in related fields. Experience with scaffold design, manufacturing and characterization is desirable.

This is a full-time fixed-term appointment for up to 3 years.

The closing date for this position is 12 noon on Friday 24/05/2024. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

Contact Person : HR team Vacancy ID : 172551 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 24-May-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 7: £36,024-£44,263 per annum

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