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Nephila Senegalensis
Nephila Senegalensis

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Morphological Computation (for 1 yr) at Zoology, Oxford

Grade 7: £31,076 p.a.

The main responsibilities of the position are: study web materials using the full range of available techniques e.g. laser vibrometry, high speed imaging, Finite Element Analysis; participate in the development of novel measurement and analytical techniques.

The candidate will ideally have a PhD (doctorate-level) qualification in biology or computing with background and interest in robotics, ideally soft robotics or working towards this.

Given the interdisciplinarity of the project a senior postgraduate with experience in the area of study might also apply. The post needs attention to detail and diligent record keeping as well as careful experimentation and analysis.

The postholder will have excellent communication skills, oral and written, and a proven ability to work effectively with colleagues at all levels, as well as independently prepare the research for publication in high level journals.

This post is based in the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, and is fixed-term for 12 months. www.oxfordsilkgroup.com You will be required to upload a CV and covering letter for this post. Only applications made online can be accepted.

But feel free to contact Fritz Vollrath if you have questions

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Monday 26 June 2017.

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