23 June 2013

Material Science Jobs: Issue 14 (7 posts)

Research Associate in Magnetic Imaging Methodology

South Kensington Campus

Salary Range: £32,100 - £40,720 per annum (Maximum salary on appointment will be up to £38,600)

Fixed Term: 24 months, starting on or after 1st August 2013

The experimental group within the Physics Department at Imperial College has developed a number of unique magnetic imaging tools and magnetic field sensors. This post involves the ...

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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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PhD Studentships in Sustainable Chemical Synthesis

PhD studentships are available for well-qualified candidates to develop new nanocatalysts for the clean chemical synthesis of valuable specialty chemicals and sustainable bio-fuels from October 2013.

The research projects will involve inorganic materials synthesis, surface science and organic reactions to deliver new nanotechnologies for sustainable biofuels production, and selective oxidation and hydrogenation chemistry for pharmaceuticals manufacture.

Successful applicants ...

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Research Associate in Carbon Based Energy Storage

Limit of tenure: 12 Months.

A position exists for a Research Associate to work with Prof. Gehan Amaratunga on the development of nanocarbon-based supercapacitors/or batteries.

Applicants should have a PhD in Chemistry, Physics, Material Science or Electrical engineering. Proven expertise in supercapacitor/battery fabrication, characterisation and testing and/or experience in device fabrication using carbon nanotubes, activated carbon, graphene and ...

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Post-doctoral Research Fellow

(Fixed Term, Full Time, 18 months)

The aim of this research is to measure the terahertz frequency response of a range of low-dimensional semiconductor systems. You will design, fabricate, and measure devices that integrate regions of two-dimensional electron gas with photoconductive semiconductor material for emission and detection of terahertz electromagnetic radiation. You will integrate the devices into measurement apparatus ...

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PhD Studentship Novel synthetic tissue-protective cytokines in tissue regeneration and wound repair

Supervisors: Pietro Ghezzi, Anthony Metcalfe, Simon Otter

Application deadline: 4pm, 27 June 2013

There is a considerable interest in regenerative medicine for the therapy of traumatic, mechanical or ischemic injury. Initial injury is aggravated by expansion of damage due to cell death and inflammation. However, successful therapeutic strategies will need not only to target these ...

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