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Opportunity Highlight

Research Assistant/associate: Hand Trauma | Deadline: 26 Jun 2017

See full details‌ under the Work dropdown.


In the dropdown list below, explore the different opportunities that the Centre affords for getting involved, including job postings, studentship calls, invitations to participate in studies and recruitment notices for roles based in associated organisations.

Current opportunities

Work

Research Assistant/Associate (12-month post)

Applications for this post have now closed.

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Hand Trauma position in the group of Dr Angela Kedgley. We seek a highly motivated individual to fill this post, in possession of a PhD (or equivalent experience) in engineering or physical sciences and a high level of competence in collecting and analysing kinematic and kinetic data from human subjects. More information and details on the application process can be found here.

Study

Summer Studentships

We have a range of opportunities to allow students to participate in real research within Blast including summer studentships and undergraduate/MSc project opportunities. Our projects are eligible for Undergraduate Final Year Student group projects and MSc Projects.

All enquiries can be made to cbis@imperial.ac.uk.

Participate

Scientific Study: Hearing damage from blast exposure

Dr Tobias Reichenbach's CBIS-based research group are undertaking an investigation of the hearing damage that results from blast exposure and our study will contribute to better aid and compensation for war veterans with hearing impairments. We have recently examined those exposed to blast that have hearing impairment and now seek healthy volunteers without blast exposure for a control study.

You will have your travel expenses (public transportation where possible and taxi) reimbursed, and will receive an additional compensation of £20 for each testing session. We will ask you to come for two testing sessions, which we can schedule for one day or for two different days, as is convenient for you. All study results, and in particular all of your results, will remain completely anonymous. For further details, see the study's Healthy Controls.

If you are interested in participating, please email Dr. Tobias Reichenbach at imperial.hearing.research@gmail.com.

Associate

3-year Fully-funded PhD Studentship (2017-18)

Applications for this post have now closed.

The Centre for Neurotechnology seek a PhD Student to work on a research project on traumatic brain injury (TBI), entitled AutoTRIAGE: a clinical, computational and biomechanical investigation of the feasibility of using vehicular event data recorders for assessing head trauma severity in collisions. The purpose of this research is to explore the feasibility of using data recorded by the embedded sensors on a vehicle to instantaneously indicate the severity of TBI experienced in a collision and rapidly direct the deployment of emergency service resources, maximising the likelihood of a positive outcome. The implementation of AutoTRIAGE within vehicles has the potential to significantly reduce the impact of road traffic collisions on the number of deaths and serious injuries.

Further information and details on the application process can be found here.

If you have questions about the project, please email the project supervisors directly: Dr Mazdak Ghajari (Dyson School of Design Engineering), Professor David Sharp (Medicine), Philip Martin (Transport Research Lab) and Mr Mark Wilson (Surgery & Cancer).


Informal email enquiries may be made at any time to cbis@imperial.ac.uk.

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