Research Fellow - Institute of Clinical Sciences

United Kingdom
£30,942 - £42,792
Oct 07, 2020
Nov 05, 2020
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Position Details

Institute of Clinical Sciences

Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,942 to £40,322, with potential progression once in post to £42,792.

Grade 7

Full Time FTC - this is a maternity cover post for 9 months

Closing date 3 November 2020

Summary of Role

To create and contribute to the creation of knowledge via the research findings generated by the Ultrasurge grant. This will be achieved by undertaking a specified range of activities within the EPSRC funded research

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibilities may include some but not all of the responsibilities outlined below.
  • Develop research objectives and proposals for joint research as specified by the EPSRC grant
  • Analyse and interpret data
  • Apply knowledge in a manner which develops new intellectual understanding in the area of ultrasonics enabled surgery
  • Disseminate research findings for publication, research seminars etc
  • Supervise students working on the EPSRC grant and provide guidance to other PhD students where appropriate to the discipline
  • Contribute to developing new models, techniques and methods
  • Undertake management and administration arising from research
  • Contribute to School research-related activities and research-related administration
  • Contribute to enterprise, business development and public engagement activities of manifest benefit to the College and the University. This grant has specific objectives in relation to such activity.
  • Collect research data; this may be through a variety of research methods, such as scientific experimentation, literature reviews, and research interviews
  • Present research outputs, including drafting academic publications or parts thereof, for example at seminars and as posters
  • Provide guidance, as required, to support staff and any students who may be assisting with the research
  • Deal with problems that may affect the achievement of research objectives and deadlines

Person Specification
  • Have a PhD in the area of regenerative medicine with experience of mesenchymal stem cells, cellular signalling and bone biology. Experience and/or an interest in biophysics and biomechanics would be an advantage.
  • High level analytical capability
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly
  • Fluency in relevant models, techniques or methods and ability to contribute to developing new ones
  • Ability to assess resource requirements and use resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes

Informal enquires to Sarah Perrott, email:

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