16 June 2013

Material Science Jobs: Issue 13 (20 posts)

3 Year Industry-led funded PhD Developing novel structural composites from recycled materials (213)


Developing novel structural composites from recycled materials (213)

There is an increasing need to recycle composite materials and reuse them in other applications. One of the main drivers is the global demand for clean, non-toxic and recyclable construction materials. This project seeks to develop and optimise the recycled fibrous polymeric waste to manufacture novel structural composite components for use ...

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Materials and Process Modelling

Begbroke Science Park, Oxford

Grade 7: £29,541 - £36,298 p.a.

We seek a full-time Research Assistant to join the Department of Engineering Science based at Begbroke Science Park for an EPSRC-funded project on materials and process modelling concepts, for controlling the geometry and properties induced by novel manufacturing methods. This is a collaboration between the Universities of Oxford ...

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Engineering Doctorate Studentships

Faculty of Engineering

Led by The University of Nottingham involving collaboration with the University of Birmingham and Loughborough University

This EngD Centre will produce research leaders to tackle the major national and international challenges over the next 15 years in implementing new power plant to generate electricity more efficiently using fossil energy with near zero emissions, involving ...

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry

From £32,267 to £38,522 per annum at Lecturer level

From £39,649 to £45,941 per annum at Senior Lecturer level

Based within the Faculty of Science and Engineering, the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences comprises a vibrant community of staff who collaborate in teaching, research, scholarship and consultancy across the areas of pharmacy, bioscience and chemistry. The school ...

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Marie Curie Research Fellow

Salary: €51,072

Closing Date: 6 July 2013

You are invited to work on a PhD research programme where you will have the opportunity to perform high quality research focusing on methods for controlling the growth of materials as nanowires using the DNA-templating approach. These will then be characterized using a combination of techniques, such as AFM, XPS, Raman ...

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PhD studentships available

The Centre for Nanostructured Media is involved in a range of research projects in advanced functional materials and nanophotonics and we are offering PhD studentships in the following topics

New Plasmonic Materials for Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording

Dr Fumin Huang / Dr Paul Dawson

Nanostructured Novel Plasmonic Materials for Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording

Dr Robert Pollard ...

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Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher (ESR) In-Situ and Real Time Measurement in Tribocorrosion Systems

Job Summary

(Full-time, fixed term for three years, available from 1st July 2013)

This new research position is being funded by FUTUREBET through the European Commission FP7 Marie Curie Initial Training Network (MC ITN). You will work in the Institute of Engineering Thermofluids, Surfaces and Interfaces (iETSI) within the School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds. You will ...

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Research Assistant

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £27,854 to £34,223
Full Time Fixed Term (2 Years)
Closing Date:   Wednesday 10 July 2013
Reference:  248513WF

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position to design, measure and explain the functional properties of a range of nanostructures and nanostructured materials produced using supercritical fluid electrodeposition as part of a flagship program grant. They will ...

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STFC Global Challenge PhD Studentship Development and Characterisation of low-cost, highly-stable metal organic frameworks for CO2, SO2 and NO2 CAPTURE and separation

Applications are invited for the above 4-year PhD studentship that is offered through a collaboration between the School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham and the ISIS Facility at the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

Working alongside Professor Martin Schröder, Dr Sihai Yang (University of Nottingham) and Professor Bill David (RAL), the researcher will receive a diverse training at both Nottingham ...

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PhD Studentship Adhesion and Failure of High Performance Aerospace Coatings

Funding Status: EPSRC Industrial CASE award. Directly Funded Project (Due to funding restrictions, UK students only)

Application Deadline: 30 June 2013

Project Description

This project is concerned with high performance organic coatings employed for aerospace purposes. The Group at the University of Surrey led by Professor Watts has many years of experience in the study of adhesion and ...

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Junior Research Fellow, Material Science Division, PPISR, Bangalore

Poornaprajna Institute of Scientific Research
No. 4, 16th Cross, Sadashiva Nagar
Bangalore 560 080
Web: www.ppisr.res.in

Advertisement for JRF: Applications are invited for the post of by the Division, PPISR to work on a research ...

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4-year EngD studentship Computer modelling of hydrogenation reactions in the organic solid state

Supervisor: Dr Rob Bell, Department of Chemistry, UCL

A 4-year studentship is available in the UCL Chemistry Department to work with Dr Rob Bell and project partners AWE on a computer simulation project to gain atomic-level insight into mechanisms of hydrogenation reactions in organic solids. The project will require the application of classical molecular dynamics simulations and quantum mechanical ...

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PhD Studentship in Multi-Functional Additive Manufacturing by Ultrasonic Consolidation

Division of Manufacturing within the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Additive Manufacturing

The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Additive Manufacturing will be led from the University of Nottingham from July 1, 2012, with Loughborough University as a partner. The aim of this EPSRC Centre is to work at the forefront of Additive Manufacturing and Three Dimensional ...

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PhD Studentship Supported metal core – semiconducting shell nanostructured arrays for solar assisted photoelectrochemistry

Southampton, United Kingdom

This project aims to fabricate nanostructured anodes for the development of solar assisted electrolyzers for hydrogen production. Templated electrodeposition will be used to prepare metallic films with a defined structure at the nanometre scale. This nanostructure will provide a high electroactive area, maximize photon capture, increase utilization of solar energy and overall enhance the rate ...

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Post-doctoral Research Position in Composite Materials

The Aerospace Research and Innovation Center (ARIC) at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi (UAE) is looking to employ a post-doctoral researcher to work on a number of cutting-edge composites projects. ARIC is working with a local aerospace composites manufacturer to develop cost-effective procedures for producing lightweight components. Interest is particularly focused on resin infusion techniques and advanced fiber placement procedures. ...

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Lecturer in Construction Materials

Start date: 5 January 2014

Closing date: 7 July 2013

Interview date: 10 September 2013

Reference number: LE13021

Post type: full-time permanent

Grade: 7

Payscale: £37,382 to £45,941 per annum

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Lecturer to enhance teaching capability in the area of construction materials, with a particular emphasis on laboratory-based experiments. ...

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PhD studentship Smart Textiles and Surface Coatings for Contamination Destruction or Removal

Supervisors: Dr Ray Whitby, Prof Andy Cundy and Dr Joan Farrer

Application deadline: 4pm, 27 June 2013

Technical Textiles is the fastest growing branch of textile industries worldwide with bright prospects. The total global sale of Technical Textiles in 1995 was US$42 bn. It is estimated to be US$72 bn in 2005 and is expected to reach US$126 ...

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Research Fellowship in Modelling of Solidification

21 Months fixed term contract

Vacancy Ref: HPA0079-1


Salary (Grade R1): £29,213 - £35,396 pa incl. London Weighting

The Research Fellow will join a collaborative team working within the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Liquid Metal Engineering. This national centre of excellence is led by BCAST at Brunel University and is in collaboration ...

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PhD Studentship in total life prediction from nucleation, short crack growth behaviour and LEFM (with Rolls-Royce)

Supervisor: Professor Fionn Dunne

Duration: 36 months

Applications are invited for a three-year PhD studentship jointly funded by Rolls-Royce and the Department of Materials. 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 your work. ...

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Research Associate in Magnetocaloric Materials Experimental Solid-State Physics Group, Department of Physics

South Kensington Campus

Salary range: £32,100 - £40,720 per annum (Maximum salary on appointment will be up to £35,620 per annum)

Fixed Term: 24 months, starting July 2013

Applications are invited for a Research Associate to work on Magnetocalorics as a joint appointment between the Department of Materials and the Department of Physics.

You will be ...

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