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PhD Studentship in monitoring of nanoparticles uptake by living cells

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Bio Nano Consulting
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    28/04/2017 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    United Kingdom › London
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37.5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    03/07/2017
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    BNC/16-SPM-05V2/PHDSEURX
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    721874

Bio Nano Consulting has one full-time PhD
Studentship available for a project to study living cells-nanoparticle
interactions for nanotoxicity applications. The successful candidate will be
part of the Bio Nano Consulting team, and will be a member of an international
collaborative research project (H2020 MSCA-ITN-2016 Marie-Skłodowska-Curie
Innovative Training Networks). They will be registered for a PhD degree at
Imperial College London based in the laboratory of Professor Tony Cass in
the Chemistry Department. This is an excellent opportunity to pursue research
in nanoscience with a strong industrial flavour. The post is offered for a
period of 36 months. 

Benefits

The post is funded through Marie-Skłodowska-Curie ITN project, The post is funded through Marie Curie ITN project, so the salary is fixed and not negotiable.  We also offer a stakeholder pension scheme and 25 days annual leave. 

Eligibility criteria

Eligibility requirements for the Marie Curie Initial Training Network stipulate that the candidate must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity in UK recently. Furthermore, the candidate must be, at the time of recruitment, in the first four years of his/her research career, measured from the date when he/she obtained the qualification which would entitle him/her to embark on a doctorate. If you do not meet these criteria your application cannot be considered further.

Additional comments

Bio Nano Consulting is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged to apply.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Qualifications

The suitable candidate should have Master’s degree in biophysics or bioengineering[T1] . Experience in electromagnetics modelling would be an advantage.

Important notes: Eligibility requirements for the Marie Curie Initial Training Network stipulate that the candidate must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity in UK recently. Furthermore, the candidate must be, at the time of recruitment, in the first four years of his/her research career, measured from the date when he/she obtained the qualification which would entitle him/her to embark on a doctorate. If you do not meet these criteria your application cannot be considered further.

 

Skills and Abilities

·         ability to conduct a comprehensive but succinct review of recent literature

·         a good understanding of experimental design and the ability to implement experimental procedures safely and effectively

·         creative approach to problem-solving

·         good written communication skills and the ability to write clearly and succinctly for publication

·         ability to organise and prioritise work in response to deadlines

·         advanced computing and IT skills, including data analysis, spreadsheets, word-processing, reference databases, and the Internet

Specific Requirements

Personal Attributes

·         willingness to work as part of a team and to be open-minded and cooperative

·         flexible attitude towards work

·         highly self-motivated

·         disciplined with regard to confidentiality and security at all times

·         willingness to undertake any necessary training for the role

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Imperial College
United Kingdom
London
SW7 2AZ
Exhibition Road

EURAXESS offer ID: 158835