Applications Invited for Research Technician
Applications are invited for a Research Technician in the Developmental Biomechanics group. The successful candidate will be a key member of a dynamic, interdisciplinary research team based in the Department of Bioengineering. The post holder will provide support for molecular biology, imaging and histology, and will have responsibilities for coordination and maintenance of the laboratory. Additional responsibilities include technical training of students and research staff, management of an experimental model colony, and oversight of laboratory safety and risk assessments. Active involvement in specific research projects will be highly encouraged and there is also the possibility for authorship on published manuscripts. For more information about the post and to apply online please see here.
UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme) Summer 2014
If you are a registered undergraduate student at Imperial College or at another UK higher education institute and would like to gain hands-on research experience in the Developmental Biomechanics Lab then a UROP (more details here) is a great way to spend your summer. If interested, please email Niamh, explaining why you are interested in doing a UROP. There are options for applying for funding for a bursary during the UROP, as detailed in full here.
PhD Opportunity (Starting October 2014)Deadline for Application: January 20th
We will be looking for an exceptional graduate from the UK or EU to start a PhD in October 2014, to work on the biomechanics of prenatal skeletal development. A minimum requirement is a 2.1 (upper second class) Masters level degree (either obtained or expected). To apply, please email Niamh with your CV and a description of your interests and experience before January 20th.
MRes (Masters in Research) Opportunities
The Developmental Biomechanics Lab is offering a range of exciting research projects as part of the Department of Bioengineering's MRes programme. which has been developed to prepare Bioengineering students for a research career in bioengineering. The course involves lectures and practical work in the first term, followed by a full-time work on a research project. See more details here.