Research Assistant in Circular Economy of Small Medical Devices

Loughborough University

United Kingdom

October 17, 2022

Description

Job title

Research Assistant in Circular Economy of Small Medical Devices

Job reference

REQ221059

Date posted

23/08/2022

Application closing date

17/10/2022

Location

Loughborough

Package

Specialist and Supporting Academic Research grade 5 from £26396 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

Job description

Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Full Time for 2 years , Expected start date: January 2023

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Research Associate with strong interest in circular economy, healthcare sustainability, remanufacturing and recycling to work on an exciting project which aims to develop a whole system circular approach to the design, use and end-of-life management of small medical devices (SMD).

This post is as part of six research associate positions in this project. The postholder will be based at the Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University campus and will lead work on create novel design, material specifications, reprocessing technologies as well as digital tools to demonstrate the technical, economic and operational viability of the circular economy for SMD. This includes life cycle sustainability assessment (including environmental, economic and social considerations) to support both design improvements as well as for the selection of the most appropriate reprocessing options (remanufacturing and reuse or material recycling) for various SMD.

This appointment will be for 24 months fixed term. You will have a PhD degree or equivalent in engineering, design, materials, manufacturing or any relevant discipline. You will have regular interaction and collaborate closely with the project's team of postdoctoral researchers together with an integrated academic and industrial project team to develop new learning and to disseminate the project findings.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Shahin Rahimifard (S.Rahimifard@lboro.ac.uk)

Application closing date: 17 October 2022. Interviews planned for w/c Monday 31 October.

Please follow this link for further details

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About the employer

The history of Loughborough University can be traced back to the establishment of a small technical institute in 1909. Originally, Loughborough University of Technology provided education only in technical subjects like art and science. The university was given its current...