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Are you an an experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic in Electrospun Biomaterials? You could join our team to help develop BioLig, a device made of braided electrospun fibres that supports knee ligament reconstruction.

We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Researcher in Electrospun Biomaterials/Production Manager to join an interdisciplinary team of researchers collaborating on a project led by Associate Professor Pierre Mouthuy on developing BioLig, a device made of braided electrospun fibres that supports knee ligament reconstruction. You will be based at the Botnar Research Centre, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS), University of Oxford.
 
As a post holder, you will manage the BioLig production team, through planning activities, organising training, and ensuring good communication, troubleshoot any arising issues in the production of BioLig and ensure cleanroom maintenance activities, including contributing to performing cleaning duties and organising equipment servicing.
 
You will hold a PhD/DPhil (or near completion) in a discipline of direct relevance to biomaterials.
Outstanding experience and competences with electrospinning, including scaffold design, material production and process control, as well as, experience in characterising electrospun materials physically (mechanical/chemical/morphological properties), is essential. You will have excellent communication skills and a proven track record in authorship of peer-reviewed publications in related fields. Experience with biomaterial manufacturing scale up and experience with cleanroom work are desirable.
 
This is a full-time fixed-term appointment for 20 months.
 
The closing date for this position is 12 noon on 08/04/2024. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

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