Development Chemist (KTP Associate with Terumo Aortic) (181101)
 

Salary Range: circa. £35,000 (plus £5,000 training and development budget)
FTE: 1.0
Term: Fixed (36 months)
Closing Date: 13 February 2019


Terumo Aortic Ltd (https://www.Terumo Aortic.com/) is a world leader in the design and manufacture of products that address the needs of vascular and cardiovascular clinicians throughout the world. Terumo Aortic is a subsidiary of the Terumo Corporation of Japan, a premier global medical device company which was founded in 1921 and currently has over 21,000 employees worldwide.

Terumo Aortic’s headquarters and manufacturing facility are located at Inchinnan near Glasgow where there are presently over 800 employees. Over 90% of the company’s total output is exported to more than 90 countries worldwide. For over 35 years, the company has applied advanced and innovative technologies to develop a wide portfolio of products which include an extensive range of sealed woven and knitted polyester grafts for peripheral, abdominal and cardiothoracic surgery.

The University of Strathclyde has joined forces with Terumo Aortic to develop a series of sophisticated new products, and we are seeking a highly motivated KTP associate to work with us in this exciting new collaboration. The project is part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) scheme, supported by Innovate UK. The aim of these schemes is to transfer knowledge between universities and industry.

The KTP Associate will be an employee of the University of Strathclyde and will be supervised by chemistry and engineering academics, but will spend most of their working time at the company’s HQ in Inchinnan.

A PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Science or a related discipline is essential and some industrial experience is desirable. The successful candidate will have a ‘hands-on’ approach with good interpersonal and team working skills and must be able to communicate at all levels and work to tight deadlines.

The position includes extensive management training a generous personal development budget. With the support of academic experts and a KTP Adviser, this is an excellent opportunity which offers an extremely interesting, varied and challenging role.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr John Liggat, Reader in Physical Chemistry, at j.j.liggat@strath.ac.uk or on 0141 548 4351.

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Faculty
Faculty of Science
Department/School
Pure and Applied Chemistry
Staff Category
Knowledge Exchange
Type of Employment
Fixed-term
Working Hours
Full-time
 
Salary Range: circa. £35,000 (plus £5,000 training and development budget)
FTE: 1.0
Term: Fixed (36 months)
Closing Date: 13 February 2019


Terumo Aortic Ltd (https://www.Terumo Aortic.com/) is a world leader in the design and manufacture of products that address the needs of vascular and cardiovascular clinicians throughout the world. Terumo Aortic is a subsidiary of the Terumo Corporation of Japan, a premier global medical device company which was founded in 1921 and currently has over 21,000 employees worldwide.

Terumo Aortic’s headquarters and manufacturing facility are located at Inchinnan near Glasgow where there are presently over 800 employees. Over 90% of the company’s total output is exported to more than 90 countries worldwide. For over 35 years, the company has applied advanced and innovative technologies to develop a wide portfolio of products which include an extensive range of sealed woven and knitted polyester grafts for peripheral, abdominal and cardiothoracic surgery.

The University of Strathclyde has joined forces with Terumo Aortic to develop a series of sophisticated new products, and we are seeking a highly motivated KTP associate to work with us in this exciting new collaboration. The project is part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) scheme, supported by Innovate UK. The aim of these schemes is to transfer knowledge between universities and industry.

The KTP Associate will be an employee of the University of Strathclyde and will be supervised by chemistry and engineering academics, but will spend most of their working time at the company’s HQ in Inchinnan.

A PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Science or a related discipline is essential and some industrial experience is desirable. The successful candidate will have a ‘hands-on’ approach with good interpersonal and team working skills and must be able to communicate at all levels and work to tight deadlines.

The position includes extensive management training a generous personal development budget. With the support of academic experts and a KTP Adviser, this is an excellent opportunity which offers an extremely interesting, varied and challenging role.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr John Liggat, Reader in Physical Chemistry, at j.j.liggat@strath.ac.uk or on 0141 548 4351.

Click here for full details.