07 June 2013

Material Science Jobs: Issue 11 (12 posts)

4-year Studentship in melting curves of alkali metals from first principles calculations

Supervisor: Professor Dario Alfè, Earth Sciences Department, UCL

A 4-year studentship is available in the UCL Earth Sciences Department to work with Professor Dario Alfè on a computer simulation project to calculate the melting curve of potassium and other alkali metals as function of pressure, and understand their peculiar behaviour. The project will require the application of both electronic structure ...

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Engineering Doctorate (EngD)

Photonic Sensors for Monitoring of Prestressed Concrete Structures and Auxiliary Systems in a Nuclear Power Plant

Industrial Partner: EDF Energy

Structural integrity and health of nuclear power plant concrete containment structures and pressure vessels are of critical importance. These structures are reinforced using prestressed steel tendons which undergo regular inspection and load checking exercises to ensure safe operation. ...

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Lecturers /Associate Professors/ Professors in Mechanical Engineering

British University in Egypt - Faculty of Engineering

BUE is a recently (2005) established Egyptian university 35 kms east of Cairo delivering a British style of education, based on the UK QAA model and with a strong emphasis on research. It aims to be a leading research and teaching University in Egypt and the Region, providing quality British Higher Education. ...

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PhD Studentship Biointeractions of Self-assembled TiO2 Nanotubes Grown on Titanium Alloy Medical Implants

Faculty of Science and Technology

DoS: Dr Huirong Le, School of Marine Science and Engineering (email: huirong.le@plymouth.ac.uk; tel.: +441752 586172)

2nd Supervisor: Prof Richard Handy, School of Biomedical and Biological Sciences (email: r.handy@plymouth.ac.uk; tel: +441752 584630)

3rd Supervisor: Prof Christopher Tredwin, Peninsular Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (email: christopher.tredwin@pcmd.ac.uk; tel: +441752 437401)

Applications are invited for ...

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PhD studentships

Duration of Studentships: 36months

The Department of Materials are offering two fully funded PhD studentships to work with Dr Stephen Skinner and Professor John Kilner on an industrially sponsored project investigating the degradation and optimisation of dual phase ceramic composites. These two studentships involve working on the following topics:

1)    Understanding the causes of degradation in performance of composite ...

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PhD Studentship in Advanced Crystal Plasticity Modelling for Predicting Performance of Nanostructured Surface Layers

Applications are invited for a research studentship in the field of advanced crystal plasticity modelling of nanostructured surface layers leading to the award of a PhD degree. The post is supported by a bursary and fees (at the UK/EU student rate) provided by an EPSRC CASE award and funding from the National Physical Laboratory. Candidates should therefore fulfil the eligibility ...

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Lecturer in Environmental Process Modelling

£37,382 - £44,607 (Grade 8)

The School of Contemporary Sciences of the University of Abertay Dundee Scotland wishes to strengthen its research through an appointment of a Lecturer to advance our research in modelling porous media processes. The successful candidate will join the SIMBIOS Centre which hosts a leading multidisciplinary research team combining soil biophysics and biogeochemistry, microbial ecology, ...

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Research Associate: Modelling Batteries and Supercapacitors

Salary: £27,854-£36,298 pa

Reference: MA01226

Closing date: 21 June 2013

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 5 months in the first instance.

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral research associate to work with Professor Clare Grey on the development and application of theoretical methods to study supercapacitors and batteries.

Applicants should have ...

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Lecturer in Composites & Materials

AC2/Grade 7

Ref: AG-ESS (c)

Salary in the range of £32,901- £38,140 per annum

Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Tuesday 18 June 2013.
Interviews are expected to take place during July 2013.

The University is seeking to appoint talented early academic career teaching and research professionals to deliver and contribute to the development ...

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AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Research Studentship 2013 Breaking the cycle of self-destruction: developing remedial conservation treatments for iron-tannate dyed museum objects

The University of Leeds, School of Design and the British Museum, Department of Conservation and Scientific Research

Applications are invited for an AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership PhD studentship, to be undertaken at the University of Leeds (School of Design) and the British Museum (Department of Conservation and Scientific Research). The project will be jointly supervised by Professor Chris Carr ...

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Two PhD Studentships in Inorganic Materials Chemistry High Performance Materials for Energy Harvesting

Supervisors: Prof. Anthony Powell and Dr Ricardo Grau-Crespo

Project Overview: 

Two PhD studentships are available to work on a project that seeks to apply a combination of experimental and computational approaches to create new high-performance thermoelectric materials. Such materials offer unique opportunities to convert otherwise waste heat directly into electrical energy. High-performance requires the unusual combination of high ...

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PhD Scholarship within PEM Fuel Cell research

The Section for Proton Conductors at DTU Energy Conversion is seeking qualified and highly motivated candidates for a vacant PhD position within fundamental aspects of high temperature PEM fuel cells (HTPEMFC). The section is involved in the development of both fuel cells and electrolyzers in the temperature range from 100 – 500°C.

For fuel cell based on phosphoric acid ...

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