20 June 2013

Chemistry Jobs: Issue 17 (18)

Here is the weekly digest for vacancies in Chemistry:

PhD Studentship The Design of Lubricant-Surface Interaction for Reduced Boundary Friction and Wear

Ref:  EngSci-USMC-100

Faculty of Engineering and the Environment

Deadline: Applications will be accepted at any time until the position is filled.

Mechanical losses account for 15% of total energy loss in an IC engine where 45% of these losses result from friction of piston-ring assembly. An increase in mechanical efficiency of 10% could lead to improved fuel ...

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Research Fellow in Photocatalytic Reactor Engineering

Job Summary

Ref C39394

As part of a research project on the development of a combined photocatalytic bioenergy process for production of bioethanol we are seeking a Research Fellow to work under the direction of Professors Peter Robertson and Linda Lawton in the IDEAs Research Institute for Innovation, Design and Sustainability. The project will involve the development of ...

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PhD Research Studentship Synthesis and Characterization of New Supramolecular Metallopolymers

Lead Supervisor Name: Dr Peter Jarowski

Funding Status: Directly Funded Project (Due to funding restrictions UK students only)

Application Deadline: 31st December 2013

Research Group: Advanced Technology Institute, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey

Project Description

The Advanced Technology Institute at the University of Surrey hosts researchers using fundamental and applied research ...

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PhD Studentships Nano Ultrasonics

Applied Optics Group

At very high frequencies the wavelength of sound waves can become smaller than the wavelength of light, this opens up myriad new opportunities for measuring, imaging and interacting with the nanoscale environment, especially for biological applications.

As part of a major EPSRC funded project into using nano-ultrasonics to establish a two way link to the ...

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STEM Adjunct Faculty @ Roxbury Community College

Date of posting: June 10, 2013
Division of Science, Technology, Engineering Math
Temporary Adjunct
Instructor for Academic Year 2013-20134

Roxbury Community College is accepting applications for the following positions:

Java1 - Fall 2011
2. Keyboarding 2-Fall 2011
3. Information Systems Technology courses -Fall 2011 Spring 2012
4. Computer
Science courses
5. Pre-college mathematics- Spring ...

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Chemistry & Biochemistry: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Fall 2013

Job Summary/Basic Function: Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 35th institution of the University
System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century four-year liberal arts college accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges
Schools. With a current enrollment of over 8,000 students, GGC expects within two years to exceed 10,000 students, including both
residential and commuter ...

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Research Associate (Chemometrics) x2

MRC- NIHR Phenome Centre

Salary Range: £28,200-£34,720 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of 2 Research Associates (Chemometrics) to support the newly established MRC-NIHR Phenome Centre which will be based at Imperial College London. The Phenome Centre will undertake metabolic phenotyping of human samples with the aim of identifying novel biomarkers of disease to ...

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Research Officer

Fixed term 5 years

Salary: Starting from £30,424, rising to £36,298
This post will be based at Liverpool for the first 18 months
Closing Date: Thursday 27 June 2013
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: VH1595R

The University of Bath is seeking to appoint an exceptionally motivated and qualified individual as part of the new EPSRC UK Catalysis ...

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PhD Studentship Enabling the recovery of metals from pollutants

Electrochemical Recovery of Metal from Polluted Land    

Sustainability PhD Project

Supervisor: Dr Rohit Bhagat 

Project Overview:

It is currently possible to use plants to accumulate and concentrate metals from soil. However a method to extract metals from these plants is as yet unrealised. If a method were to be identified then these plants could be used to remove ...

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Experimental Chemical Physics

Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield Road, Oxford

Grade 7: £29,541 - £36,298 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Tim Softley on a research project funded by EPSRC for a period of 2 years. The post is available from 1 August 2013 and should start by 1 ...

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Senior Lecturer or Reader in Chemistry

Reference: A6-8/JRC/548/13-DT

Salary: The appointment will be made , dependent on relevant qualifications, at a salary level settled by negotiation with a minimum salary of £47,314 per annum plus £2,323 per annum London Allowance

King's new Department of Chemistry has recruited an outstanding group of, international chemists who are excited, and well suited, to restore a Chemistry Department ...

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PhD Studentship Robust green nanomaterials for clean energy: Effective CO2 capture and conversion to fuel

Project Title:

Supervisor: Dr Chaoying Wan

Renewable carbon-based fuels are produced from biomass. An alternative way is chemical reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2), which is being produced by industry in an increasing rate and is causing global warming problems. This project aims to develop functional nanomaterials that can capture atmospheric CO2 and convert it into fuel. This ...

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PhD Studentship Enabling the recovery of lithium from lithium batteries

Electrochemical Recycling of Lithium Batteries

Supervisor: Dr Rohit Bhagat

Project Overview:

Lithium batteries consist of various valuable compounds embedded in different layers with structural materials surrounding them. Lithium is a strategic material and will become increasingly important as electrification of vehicles continues.  Currently only a small percentage of these batteries are recycled as it is ...

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PhD Studentship: Atmospheric Chemistry

Reference: MA01321

Closing date: 12 July 2013

Atmospheric aerosol particles are among the most important health relevant air pollution components. Clear correlations between exposure to increased levels of aerosols and severe health effects have been observed. Particle components and properties causing these health effects are not well understood but oxidising particle components are likely to play an important ...

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Research Associate Molecular Mechanotransduction

South Kensington Campus

Salary £32,100 - £35,620 per annum, in line with experience

Initial appointment for up to 2 years

Applications are invited for a Research Associate position in the group of Dr Armando E. del Río Hernández.

We use in vivo and in vitro biophysical techniques to investigate the effect of mechanical forces on ...

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Postdoctoral Fellow (Job Id: 29208)

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal
Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of

Minimum Qualifications
PhD, MD or DVM and 3 plus years of related experience are required. The
university offers market competitive salary and benefits. Grade ED

Position ...

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Adjunct Faculty, Chemistry

Elgin Community College (ECC) is a comprehensive, fully accredited community college located in Elgin, Illinois,
one of its most rapidly growing cities. Our district encompasses 360 square miles, serving 400,000 people, 11,000 businesses with four
public school districts and 15 high schools. ECC was selected as one of five Illinois community colleges to participate in the national
Achieving the Dream ...

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Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences

ELIZADE University is a private University situated in Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State,
Nigeria. The University aims to be an institution with the best traditions in the production of self-reliant, ethics-conscious, globally
competitive graduates imbued with requisite skills, competencies and ability to be key players in the nation's quest for socio-economic and
technological development.

The University's ...

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