Job title Postdoctoral Research Associate (Technology Translator) in Sustainable Materials (fixed-term)
Salary Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263
Grade Grade 7
SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2119
Placed on Tuesday 07 November 2023
Closing date Tuesday 28 November 2023
Interview date To be confirmed
This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated postdoctoral researchers with a keen interest in translational research to work at the core of a knowledge exchange facility hosted by the Institute for Sustainability (IfS) at Bath: the Innovation Centre for Applied and Sustainable Technologies (iCAST).
About the role:
Specifically, you will be engaged in delivering at any given time various Joint Industry Projects (JIPs) – short proof of principle and feasibility studies –to work on in your area of expertise.
JIPs will be developed and delivered in collaboration with iCAST industrial members and will mainly be in the following technical areas:
The £17M Innovation Centre for Applied and Sustainable Technologies (iCAST) is a new, unique innovation facility hosted by the Centre for Sustainable and Circular Technologies (CSCT) at Bath.
Its purpose is to kick-start a step-change in the UK industrial strategy for translating sustainable chemical technologies into clean growth.
Its ambition is to be the go-to place for companies working on clean growth technologies to easily invest in R&D and to partner with critical mass academic strength to enable them to scale up, deliver innovation commercially and deliver economic impact, build supply chains, jobs, and green growth in the UK and overseas.
What we can offer you:
We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.
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