Research Associate in Cardiovascular Biomechanics

Job Reference : S&E-12485
Location : Sackville Street, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 06/09/2018
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : Available from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2019

A Post-Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) position is available for 12 months for an outstanding and ambitious research engineer in the area of biomedical engineering and cardiovascular biomechanics. The main focus of this post is to work on a research project funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) to run Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations on several patient-specific geometries with an aim of optimising the surgical configurations for patients who have undergone Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) surgery.

You will work as part of a dynamic research team ( in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering which has world-class research facilities.

You will be expected to have a PhD in CFD with experience in biomedical engineering. You will be working closely with engineers, biologists and clinicians; therefore excellent communication skills both written and oral are critical for the success of this research. You will also be expected to provide a leading role in writing technical reports and grant applications and providing supervision for the research students, if required. In addition you will be expected to arrange regular meetings/provide reports for the research/industrial partners.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.

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Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Amir Keshmiri


Tel: +44 (0)161 306 5752

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further Particulars


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.