Research Support Assistant

University of Bristol
Full Time
Bristol BS8
£32,411 - £36,333 a year
Posted 5 days ago
Job description

The role

We are seeking a talented, highly motivated individual for a Research Support Assistant position within the Bristol Dental School at the University of Bristol. You will join an exciting research programme on the development of new antimicrobial and anti-encrustation materials for urinary catheters, supervised by Prof Bo Su and Dr Angela Nobbs from the Biomaterials Engineering and Oral Microbiology groups respectively.

What will you be doing?

The project will involve materials formulation and fabrication, microbiological characterisation, and biocompatibility assessment. You will carry out materials design and formulation of antimicrobial materials and conduct microbiological/biological testing using a relevant in vitro model to assess the biocompatibility and antimicrobial/anti-encrustation performance of the developed materials.

You should apply if

  • You should have a A good degree in health or social science or similar discipline.
  • You have knowledge and experience in both antimicrobial materials and microbiology
  • You have willingness, ability, availability and flexibility to travel and work across the Bristol and Bath regions and at NHS sites

Additional information

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract until 02/09/2023

Work pattern: Full time

Grade: H

Salary: £32,411 - £36,333 per annum (pro rata if applicable)

School/Unit: Bristol Dental School

Shift pattern: Full time

This advert will close at 23:59 GMT on 11/04/2023

For any informal enquiries please contact Prof Bo Su: [email protected]

We recently launched our strategy to 2030 tying together our mission, vision and values.

The University of Bristol aims to be a place where everyone feels able to be themselves and do their best in an inclusive working environment where all colleagues can thrive and reach their full potential. We want to attract, develop, and retain individuals with different experiences, backgrounds and perspectives – particularly people of colour, LGBT+ and disabled people - because diversity of people and ideas remains integral to our excellence as a global civic institution.

Available documents

  • School Information - BDS - October 2022.pdf
  • ACAD106775 - Research Support Assistant - JD.pdf




Fixed-term / Full time


11 Apr 2023


Faculty of Health Sciences


£32,411 - £36,333 per annum (pro rata if applicable)

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