Research Associate in Experimental Biomechanics, University of Sheffield, UK

Postdoctoral Position in UK United Kingdom

Research Associate in Experimental Biomechanics: The University of Sheffield’s School of Medicine and Population Health invites applications for the position of Research Associate in Experimental Spine Biomechanics. This interdisciplinary role contributes to the Horizon Europe/Innovate UK research project METASTRA, focusing on biomechanical validation of computational models for metastatic spine assessment. The successful candidate will work within the Insigneo institute, advancing musculoskeletal computational modeling and impacting healthcare.

Designation: Research Associate

Research Area: Experimental Spine Biomechanics

Location: Sheffield


  • PhD: Excellent PhD in biomechanics or a related discipline.
  • Skills: Solid knowledge of bone imaging and experimental biomechanics.

Job Description: The Research Associate will:

  • Advance understanding of metastatic spine biomechanics.
  • Create an experimental database for computational model validation.
  • Collaborate within Insigneo and contribute to the METASTRA project.
  • Develop full-field strain measurement approaches using mechanical testing and imaging.
  • Collaborate with the METASTRA consortium to validate finite element models.

How to Apply: To apply, submit a cover letter and CV to the provided contact.

Last Date for Apply: 06 December 2023



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