Professorship of Biomaterials

EmployerUniversity of Oxford
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics
Published19 May 2017
Closing Date31 May 2017
WorkplaceOxford, South East England, UK
CategoryLife Sciences
Medicine / Pharmacology


Professorship of Biomaterials

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) and the Department of Engineering Science, in association with St Edmund Hall

The Professor of Biomaterials will provide leadership in research and teaching in the general area of novel biomaterials and their clinical applications, typically in muscle and bone repair. The post will be held jointly in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) and the Department of Engineering Science. It is a key post in relation to the future of these departments, both of which have a long and distinguished record of expertise in the area of biomedical engineering including orthopaedics. The Professor will fulfil a leading role in the development of biomaterials teaching and research programmes in these departments, especially within the broad area of musculoskeletal science and biomedical engineering.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of research and evidence of major long-term peer-reviewed funding in any area of biomedical engineering; an exciting vision for future research in biomaterials and their clinical applications, and the ability to play a leadership role. The primary criteria for selection will be scientific excellence and the potential for further major impact.

The post is held in conjunction with a Fellowship at St Edmund Hall.

Start date: 1 September 2017 or as possible thereafter.

Applications for this post are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details about how to apply, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 31 May 2017.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Contact Person : Mrs Ruth Kinahan Vacancy ID : 128438

Contact Number : professorships [at] admin[.]ox[.] Closing Date : 31-May-2017

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