UK: Post Doctorate Research Associate in Graphene Membranes to Enhance Low Temperature Fuel Cells at The University of Manchester

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Closing date: 19/09/2013

Reference: E&PS-03248

Faculty / Organisational unit: Engineering & Physical Sciences

School / Directorate: 
School of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Sciences

Division: 
Chemical Engineering

Salary: 
£29,541 to £36,298 per annum

Employment type: 
Fixed Term

Duration: 
30 months

Hours per week: 
Full-time

Location: 
Oxford Road, Manchester

Description:We seek an outstanding and ambitious electro-chemical engineer (electro-chemist) to undertake research in the field of grapheme / graphene oxide membranes to enhance fuel cell operation.

Eligibility:You should have, or be working towards, a PhD or equivalent in electro-chemical engineering or electro-chemistry. Expertise in the development and operation of low temperature Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cells is essential, along with a general understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of other electro-chemical processes. You should be capable of working under your own initiative and leading a small research team, so excellent communication and organisational skills are also required.

The School is committed to Athena SWAN principles to promote women in science; the School’s website documenting activity in this area can be found at:

http://www.ceas.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/athena-swan/

Informal enquiries:
Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Stuart Holmes, Senior Lecturer:
Email: stuart.holmes@manchester.ac.uk
Telephone
: 0161 306 4376

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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