Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Spinal Biomechanics

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

Job posting number: #7100450 (Ref:MHLRM1188)

Posted: May 20, 2022

Job Description

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge?  Do you have a background in musculoskeletal biomechanical modelling?  Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

Applications are invited for a Doctoral Research Fellowship position in the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM), in the research group of Prof Anthony Redmond to coordinate a project in spinal biomechanics.

As part of a prestigious EPSRC funded research programme, the post holder will address a research challenge exploring spinal biomechanics and risk of vertebral fracture in metastatic bone disease. This programme of work will be closely linked to other research challenges within the programme and the post holder will work with collaborators at UCL, Imperial and internationally. The post holder will take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the specific work package and will also provide wider input into the future direction of the programme. With evidence of doctoral level experience in a related field, together with research experience of the techniques involved, you will also have effective interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

 Professor Anthony Redmond. ([email protected])


The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The School of Medicine holds a Gold Athena Swan award.  We are committed to being an inclusive Medical School that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees. 

As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students and staff from all walks of life and from across the world. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Within the Faculty/School of Medicine we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community, people who identify as LGBT+; and people with disabilities. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability.  

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM)
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £34,304 to £40,927 p.a.
Working Time:  1.0 Full time Equivalent
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Available for Three years due to external grant income)
Release Date:  Thursday 19 May 2022
Closing Date:  Sunday 19 June 2022
Reference:  MHLRM1188


The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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