[rp-ml] Research vacancy at Loughborough University

From: Poonjolai Erasenthiran <P.Erasenthiran_at_lboro.ac.uk>
Date: Fri Jun 11 2004 - 13:59:35 EEST

Research Assistant/Associate (2 year post)
High Performance Bioactive Structures for Bone Replacement and Tissue
18,893 - 21,852 per annum (under review)
The Rapid Manufacturing Research Group at Loughborough University is
seeking a Researcher to work on a project funded by a Department of
Health NEAT grant investigating High Performance Bioactive Structures
for Bone Replacement and Tissue Growth. NEAT (New & Emerging
Applications of Technology) is one of the three main national programmes
funded from the NHS R&D levy. This research project will be conducted in
collaboration with a UK University partner and a consumer advisory
The successful candidate will join a team in the study of the Rapid
Manufacture of a polymer/hydroxyapatite blend for medical scaffolds/bone
implants by selective laser sintering.
Applicants must have the minimum of a good honours degree in an
Engineering related subject and have an interest in Rapid Manufacturing
and Healthcare Engineering. You will have experience with Rapid
Prototyping and associated software/equipment and a knowledge of
Selective Laser Sintering would also be desirable.
Informal enquiries may be made to the Principal Investigator, Dr Russ
Harris: email r.a.harris@lboro.ac.uk, or tel +44 (1509) 227567.
For further details and an application form please contact Dr Russ
Harris, Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering,
Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, UK.
tel: +44 (1509) 227567, fax: +44 (1509) 227549, e-mail:
r.a.harris@lboro.ac.uk. Please quote reference MM/11480.

Closing date for applications: 2 July 2004. Curriculum Vitae will only
be accepted if accompanied by a completed University application form.
Received on Fri Jun 11 13:25:01 2004

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