Research Associate in Bioengineering

Imperial College London Department of Bioengineering

United Kingdom

Job summary

A Research Associate position has become available in the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London within the Human Robotics group of Dr Etienne Burdet. The post holder will contribute to projects in Neuroscience and Robotics, carrying out research at the interface of these fields. Some of the group’s current projects are described at: http://www.bg.ic.ac.uk/research/e.burdet The project title for the research to be undertaken...

Job listing information

  • Reference ENG01296
  • Date posted 20 May 2020
  • Closing date 21 June 2020

Key information about the role

  • Location White City Campus (map)
  • Position type Full time, fixed term
  • Salary £35,477 – £43,734 plus benefits
  • Department Department of Bioengineering
  • Category Researcher / Non Clinical Researcher

Job description

Job summary

A Research Associate position has become available in the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London within the Human Robotics group of Dr Etienne Burdet.

The post holder will contribute to projects in Neuroscience and Robotics, carrying out research at the interface of these fields. Some of the group’s current projects are described at: http://www.bg.ic.ac.uk/research/e.burdet

The project title for the research to be undertaken is ‘CONBOTS’ and other European projects supported by the Commission of the European Communities.

Duties and responsibilities

You will contribute to projects in Neuroscience and Robotics, carrying out research at the interface of these fields. Some of the group’s current projects are described at: http://www.bg.ic.ac.uk/research/e.burdet

Essential requirements

For this project we are seeking a highly motivated individual, with a PhD (or equivalent) in a topic related to our research and previous research experience in computational modelling for robotic applications, tele-operation, and the design and construction of robotic devices.

Deep knowledge of the hardware used for robotic command interfaces, as well as practical experience with study execution in laboratory and the consideration of space in research are desired.

Further information

For more information about the post and to apply online please visit www.imperial.ac.uk/employment. Informal enquires can be made directly to Professor Etienne Burdet (e.burdet@imperial.ac.uk) or Dr Jonathan Eden (j.eden@imperial.ac.uk).

This post will be based at the White City Campus.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website. Please click ‘apply’ below or go to http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment. (Select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed quoting reference number ENG01296. Further information is also available on the job description.

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £35,477 - £38,566 per annum.

Closing Date: 21/06/2020

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