Research Associate in Advanced Semiconductor Nanocrystal Material, University of Manchester, UK

University of Manchester
Research Associate
Study in:UK
Deadline: 25 Nov 2017

Research Associate in Advanced Semiconductor Nanocrystal Material

Closing Date : 25/11/2017
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : until 31 August 2018
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
School/Directorate : School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Division : Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Hours Per week : Full time
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum according to experience
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : S&E-10896

You will be responsible for performing world class research into advanced semiconductor nanocrystal materials. You will take a lead in the development and fundamental study of these materials. You will also play a role in the design, fabrication and measurement of new optoelectronic devices and incorporating them. You will set-up and use a wide range of electrical and optical characterisation techniques and, where necessary, write software to accomplish this. You will collaborate and interact with other members of the project team and wider research group in all aspects of your work. You will assist postgraduate students in related studies and maintain and service research equipment as required. You will also interact with academic and industrial collaborators, take a lead on regular contact with these organisations, providing feedback and disseminating results on a day to day basis. You will also assist in the preparation of scientific publications and technical reports in order to disseminate the outcomes to the academic and industrial community. This will include presentation at conferences and assisting other members of the team to do the same. You will also assist postgraduate student and undergraduate project students in connection with their research in related areas.

To apply you should have, or be about to obtain, a PhD in Physics or Electronic Engineering. Experience in performing ultrafast optical spectroscopy of semiconductor based nanocrystal materials is essential. In particular experience of performing exciton dynamic studies in colloidal nanocrystal systems is desired. The post is available for a period of 10 months.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Richard Curry


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01618502004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further Particulars:


Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: