Imperial College London (ICL)

Research Associate in Microfabrication of Innovative Materials

Imperial College London (ICL)

London, United Kingdom

Job Title: Research Associate in Microfabrication of Innovative Materials

Department/Faculty: Department of Materials, Faculty of Engineering

Salary: £40,215- £47,579 per annum

Contract: Full-Time, Fixed Term appointment for 12 months with possibility of an extension

Campus: South Kensington

The Department of Materials wishes to appoint a Research Associate to work on projects aimed at designing, synthesising, and characterising innovative polymer-based micro/nanoparticles using state-of-the-art microfabrication techniques for use in biomedical applications.

This post is based within the Biomaterials group at Imperial College London, working with Professor Molly Stevens and involve collaborations with a number of other internationally recognised biomaterials and (nano) materials research groups. The Stevens Group has received numerous awards for outstanding biomaterials related research ( and comprises a very international and multidisciplinary group of Research Fellows and PhD students.

You will be a conscientious, innovative experimental scientist who has successfully completed a PhD (or equivalent) in chemistry, biochemistry, physics, materials science or engineering including bioengineering or similar. Experience in polymer synthesis and characterisation and biomaterial design for applications in regenerative medicine are essential.

*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.

Further information can be obtained from Professor Molly Stevens,

Further guidance may be sought from Mrs Darakshan Khan (

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Closing date: 29 November 2019

Please apply via our website searching for job number ENG01077

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