Research Associate / Fellow, University of Nottingham, UK

University of Nottingham
Research Associate/Fellow
Study in:UK
21 days
Remaining
Deadline: 3 January 2018

Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term)

Reference
SCI293417X1
Closing Date
Wednesday, 3rd January 2018
Job Type
Research
Department
Physical Chemistry
Salary
£26052 to £38183 per annum, depending on skills and experience (minimum £29799 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic postdoctoral research fellow within the research groups of Dr. Darren Walsh and Prof. Robert Mokaya in the School of Chemistry at the University of Nottingham. The successful candidate will work as part of a university-funded project on the development of porous electrode materials and ionic-liquid electrolytes for high-energy supercapacitors.

The fellowship will be based in the newly-opened Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry on the University’s Jubilee Campus (https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/estates/development/csc.aspx).  Candidates must have (or almost completed) a PhD in Physical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, or a related discipline, with particular experience in the development of materials for electrochemical energy conversion and storage.  A track record in the development of ionic liquids and materials for batteries and supercapacitors is preferred.

This is a full-time, fixed-term post and is available from October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter, for a period of nine months.

Salary will be within the range £26,052 – £38,183 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.  Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The School values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.  The School of Chemistry holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing women’s careers in science. You can read more about what this means at http://www.athenaswan.org.uk/ and on our website http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/chemistry/about/athena-swan.aspx

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Darren Walsh, Email: Darren.Walsh@Nottingham.ac.uk.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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