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Associate Professorship in Biomedical Engineering (Biomaterials), University of Oxford



Department of Engineering Science 

in association with St Catherine’s College 

The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering (Biomaterials) with effect from 15th January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be based at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (OX3 7DQ) and will be offered a (non-tutorial) Fellowship by Special Election at St Catherine’s College under arrangements described in the Job Description. The salary will be on a scale currently from £48,835 to £65,574 per annum plus additional benefits as indicated in the Job Description. The appointment will be initially for five years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the post-holder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age. 

This appointment will support the important and rapidly growing cross-disciplinary area of Biomaterials, strengthen the existing Drug Delivery, Immunostimulation and Neuromodulation efforts, and support the rapidly growing field of Antimicrobial research. 

The successful candidate will conduct original research in the field of Biomaterials and will hold a doctorate in the general area of biomaterials, biomedical fluid mechanics, biomedical imaging or a cognate discipline. Candidates should have a proven research track record in the general field of Biomaterials, witnessed by peer reviewed publications and collaborations. They will contribute to research in biomedical engineering, supervise research students and research assistants, and obtain external funding to enable development of new and independent research. They will contribute to the teaching of core undergraduate courses in the Department of Engineering Science, which may include lectures, taught classes, practical laboratories, and the supervision of undergraduate design and project work. 

A job description, containing full details of the application procedure and duties, may be obtained below or by clicking ‘apply’. The job ref is: DF21STC. Please quote this in all correspondence. The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Thursday 21 October 2021. Interviews will take place on Friday 10 December 2021. 

For queries about the post that are not answered in the job description, please contact Professor Constantin Coussios, Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at 

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. The University is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

JMBBM Frontiers Webinar

JMBBM is launching a series of webinars starting from Thursday 15-10-2020. 

They are on various themes, but all around biomedical materials their performance and uses.

The first webinar will take place on Thursday, October 15, at 9 a.m. Boston, 2 p.m. London, 9 p.m. Beijing, and will feature Prof. Viola Vogel, ETH Zurich, with her presentation entitled Unraveling the Secret Language of the Extracellular Matrix.

More info here

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