Funded postdoc position available

As part of the £6M newly EPSRC-funded project “emPOWER: in-body artificial muscles for physical augmentation, function restoration, patient empowerment and future healthcare”, we are excited to advertise a research associate/senior research associate position within the Faul Research Group, with a focus on conjugated and block copolymer synthesis for implantable artificial muscles. This position will be available for up to 5 years.

Please note that the closing date for applications is the 28th of February.

In addition to this exciting opportunity to join the FRG, there are a further 4 positions in the emPOWER project available in Bristol (also for up to 5 years):

  • one position in the Perriman group, focussing on the bio-engineering aspects and tissue engineering
  • 3 positions within the Soft Robotics group in engineering with Prof Jonathan Rossiter, focussing on soft robotic actuation, artificial muscles, smart materials and mechanical metamaterials

Open positions …

Masters (by research) or PhD student? Interested to join the Faul Research Group? Please click here!

Interested to join the Faul Research Group as post-doctoral researcher?

The call for the new EU Horizon2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships is now open.  The deadline for final submission of proposals is 11th September 2014, with an internal deadline of Friday, 29th of August, 2014.

These fellowships are available either as European Fellowships [open to researchers currently within Europe (not the UK, see below) and outside Europe], or as Global Fellowships [based on a secondment to a third country and a mandatory 12 month return period to a European host].

Excellent candidates must either have a PhD at the time of the call deadline or at least 4 years full time research experience (inclusive of PhD). The mobility rules require that the researcher has not resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc) in the UK for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the closing date.

Please contact Dr Charl Faul as soon as possible with a 2-page CV, including a publication list, and two letters of reference if you are interested.