University of Oxford

  • Oxford, UK
Dec 02, 2023
University of Oxford Oxford, UK
We are seeking a full-time Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to work with the Engineered Biotechnology Research Group led by Prof Harrison Steel at the Department of Engineering Science in central Oxford. The role is fixed-term until 25 September 2025, with possibility of extension, subject to confirmed additional funding. This position is part of the Defeating Antibiotic Resistance through Transformative Solutions (DARTS) project, which was recently funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) and announced as a major new initiative in the fight against Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) by US President Biden. The project seeks to deliver transformative technologies linking biotechnology, robotics, and automation to make a major step forward in the global fight against AMR. As part of the DARTS project team, this role will focus on the design, maturation, and scale-up of robotic platforms for screening and analysis of antibiotic resistant bacteria. This will...