Research Associate / Fellow in Organic and Analytical Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

University of Nottingham Department of Chemistry

United Kingdom

Photo-Electro Research Associate/Fellow in Organic and Analytical Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (3 posts) (fixed term)

Reference
SCI353420
Closing Date
Sunday, 10th January 2021
Job Type
Research
Department
Chemistry
Salary
£27511 to £40322 per annum, (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £30942 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

We are seeking up to three highly motivated, creative Research Associates/Fellows to join our multi-disciplinary team of approximately 30 chemists and engineers undertaking exciting research projects at the University of Nottingham involving continuous flow photochemistry, electrochemistry and thermal chemistry. The aim of all projects is to transform the way fine chemicals and medicines are manufactured in the UK (further details: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/groups/photoelectro/photo-electro.aspx). The posts will involve lab-based research, with projects that require innovative thinking and collaborations with industrial partners. The candidate will be based at the University of Nottingham but may have occasional travel to Bristol and Southampton. 

The successful candidates must hold a PhD (or expect to be awarded a PhD shortly) in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering. They must have research experience at post graduate level with experience in the use of research methodologies and techniques to work within this area.  It is desirable that candidates  have specific skills and experience two or more of the following areas: organic photochemistry, flow chemistry ideally involving high-pressure flow reactors, especially near-critical and supercritical fluids and organic solvents, design of high pressure systems, and the use of analytical chemistry, particularly time-resolved spectroscopy. 

The posts are available to start immediately and will be offered on a fixed term contract until 31 January 2023. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours). Job share arrangements may be considered. 

The School values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.  The School of Chemistry holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing women's careers in science. You can read more about what this means at    https://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charters/athena-swan/and on our website http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/chemistry/about/athena-swan.aspx

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Mike George (mike.george@nottingham.ac.uk). Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit; https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/applyingfromoverseas/index2.aspx

For all successful international applicants, including EU/EEA applicants from January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses to the UK, including visas and the NHS surcharge. For more information follow this link https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/hr/guidesandsupport/workingintheuk/documents/support-with-immigration-expenses-policy-application-form.pdf

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