12 June 2013

Material Science Jobs: Issue 12 (20 posts)

Johnson Matthey CASE/EPSRC PhD Studentship Award Numerical Simulation of Particle Stress and Fracture using FEMDEM: Application to Process Catalysts

Duration 36 months

Supervision: Dr JP Latham, Dr Jiansheng Xiang
Industry Contacts: Principal Investigator - Dr Michele Marigo
Co-investigators - Dr Mikael Carlsson, Prof Hugh Stitt

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship to join AMCG (Applied Modelling and Computational Group)

Imperial College London (ICL), Earth Science and Engineering Department, has developed a 3D code based ...

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Fully Funded PhD studentship with Enhanced Stipend Ultimate Imaging

This is an extraordinary opportunity to make a key contribution to one of the most advanced imaging technologies currently being developed in the world. 'Ptychography' – an approach to microscopy innovated by Professor Rodenburg (the supervisor of this project), has now been widely adopted by the synchrotron X-ray community (see www.ptycho2013.org). Jointly with Phase Focus Ltd (www.phasefocus.com), a ...

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PhD Studentship Synthesis and Modelling of Porous Nanomaterials

Closing Date: 17 June 2013
Supervisors: Dr Anna Corrias and Dr Dean Sayle
Start date: September 2013

Two Studentships are available to work on novel porous nanomaterials for application in catalytic reactions such as the production of carbon nanotubes (CNT's), the Fisher-Tropsch Process (FTP) and the Water-Gas-Shift Reaction (WGSR). While CNT's find applications in many fields, FTP and WGSR ...

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PhD studentship in Crystal plasticity analyses of polycrystal surfaces (with NPL)

Supervisor: Professor Fionn Dunne

Duration: 36 months

Applications are invited for a three-year PhD studentship jointly funded by the Department of Materials and the National Physical Laboratory. You should have a strong interest in working in an interdisciplinary environment, have a background in a relevant discipline (material science, engineering, or physics) and have an enquiring and rigorous approach to ...

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Research Associate Corrosion and Materials Research Group

Closing date: 01/07/2013
Reference: EPS-02536
Faculty / Organisational unit: Engineering Physical Sciences
Division: Corrosion
Salary: £29,541 to £36,298 p.a.
Employment type: Fixed Term
Duration: 24 months
Hours per week: 35
Location: Sackville Street, Manchester

A full-time Research Associate position is available for an outstanding and ambitious scientist/engineer, to undertake work in the field of materials characterisation and ...

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SAPIC02 Research Assistant

(Ref 371)

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed post-graduate Research Assistant with a keen interest in the production of sustainable construction materials from solid waste. The Research Assistant will work with UK and French academic partners in Picardie, as part of an Interreg IV A (Channel) funded project known as SAPICO2 (sustainable aggregate production with imbibed ...

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Research Assistant/Fellow EU 'Grow2Build' project

Vacancy Ref: DPA0444-1
Part time, Fixed term for 12 months
Salary (Grade R1):): Pro Rata of £29,213 - £32,590 pa incl. London Weighting

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant/Fellow to work on the project which aims at the transition of the north west European economy from an oil based economy towards a biobased economy. The project focuses ...

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Research Associate (Structural imaging and free volume characterisation)

Salary range: £32,100 - £40,720 per annum

Fixed Term post for 12 months

We are looking for a highly creative and motivated postdoctoral researcher with proven skills in membrane characterisation and imaging to join the BP International Centre for Advanced Materials (ICAM) to understand and develop novel polymer membranes for the desalination of water. The successful researcher will ...

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Research Associate in Materials Chemistry

Full Time: The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £32,375 - £39,132, inclusive of London Allowance.

The research associate will work with Professor Nora de Leeuw and Professor Jawwad Darr in the Department of Chemistry at University College London. This project is part of an EPSRC grant on 'Bioinspired nano-catalysts for CO2 Conversion' ...

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Synthesis and Characterisation of New Molecular Superconducting and Magnetic Materials

Faculty of Science and Engineering

£35,244 - £36,298 pa

We are seeking to recruit an EPSRC-supported postdoctoral position in the synthesis and characterisation of new molecular superconducting and magnetic materials in the research group of Professor M.J. Rosseinsky.  You should have a PhD in Chemistry, Materials Science or Physics, an excellent publication record and expertise in inorganic materials ...

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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor Structural Composites

£37,382 - £44,607 pa (Assistant Professor) or £45,941 - £53,233 pa (Associate Professor)

This is an excellent opportunity for a recognised authority in the field of structural composite technologies to join WMG and the University of Warwick in its quest to achieve international recognition in research within this field, with particular emphasis on processing techniques.

This is an ...

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Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Focussed Ion Beam (FIB)/Electron Microscopy

Fixed Term

Salary: £27,854-£36,298 pa

Reference: LB01272

Closing date: 29 June 2013

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral research associate (PDRA) position within the mineral magnetism group of the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge. The position is funded by the ERC grant "Nanopaleomagnetism: a new multiscale approach to paleomagnetic analysis of geological materials", a ...

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Computational Science Support Technician

Salary: £32,930 to 40,720 per annum

Fixed-term appointment for 36 months in the first instance

A Computational Science Support Technician position is available within the Department of Chemistry at Imperial College, London.  We are looking for a highly motivated computational scientist to specify, commission and maintain a computational chemistry environment for scientists in the Chemistry Department.

This ...

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Postdoc Positions for Development of Fuel Cells

The Section for Proton Conductors at DTU Energy Conversion (DTU Lyngby Campus) is seeking highly motivated Postdocs for development 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 cells based on phosphoric acid doped polybenzimidazole the group is ...

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The IB2 Network is looking for an exceptionally talented and motivated , capable of working in both academic and industrial environments, within an elite doctorate program, designed to train PhD candidates at the highest academic level, in combination with strong components in entrepreneurship, technology transfer and business development.

The overall ...

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Research Assistant/Associate in CFD Modelling of Fan Aerodynamics

Limit of tenure: 30 December 2015

A position exists, for a Research Assistant/Research Associate funded by Rolls-Royce plc., in the Department of Engineering, to carry out CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) work on the aerodynamics of transonic fans.

Large scale simulations will be performed on a dedicated GPU cluster. The candidate must be familiar with CFD techniques and also ...

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Research Associate/Fellow in New Materials Discovery Fixed-Term

£24,766 - £36,298 per annum, depending on skills and experience (minimum £27,854 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Applications are invited for the above post based at the University Park Campus, Nottingham. The successful candidate will work as a member of the Lester research group in the Process and Engineering Research Division of ...

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Materials Processing and Clean Room Technician Department of Physics

South Kensington Campus

Salary £28,200 – £32,100 per annum

Fixed-term: 36 months

Applications are invited for a skilled technician to join a technical team supporting the Experimental Solid State Research Group. The Group engages in a broad range of demanding, world leading, experimental research programmes.

You will have relevant industrial, research laboratory or university experience in ...

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PhD Studentship The Motion of Particles In Complex Fluids

The flow of (or around) particles is of great interest to a wide spectrum of industries, but remains poorly understood.  The situation is exacerbated by the fact that advancements in technology have brought about extensive use of a wide range of rheologically complex fluids that are characterised by diverse and often significant deviations from simple Newtonian behaviour.  These conditions are ...

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Post-doctoral Research Fellowship Anthropological approaches to strategic metal recycling

Anthropological approaches to strategic metal recycling

1. Context
The Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon, a foremost French research university ranked 170 in the Times Higher Education world university ranking, has created a new research partnership with an industrial company. The purpose of the partnership is to develop innovative, basic research projects of mutual interest. The cultural and organisational dimension of ...

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