Job title Research Associate in Membrane Testing (Part Time)
Department Chemical Engineering
Salary Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263
Grade Grade 7
Placed on Thursday 16 November 2023
Closing date Sunday 26 November 2023
Interview date To be confirmed
We are seeking applications for a Research Associate to join the Department of Chemical Engineering.About the role:
You will join our EPRSC-funded project exploring Catalysis at the Water-Energy Nexus, with a specific focus on Catalytic treatment to reduce bio-fouling of membranes.
This is a collaborative project led by Professor Chris Hardacre at the University of Manchester, and also involving the Departments of Chemistry at Universities of Liverpool, Cranfield and Southampton.
You will collaborate closely with colleagues in Chemical Engineering integrating membranes' manufacturing, catalyst development and process design to develop responsive hybrid membranes (polymeric and ceramic based) with improved flux and anti-fouling properties and containing catalysts (photo-) capable to remove foulants from the membrane surface.
You will be expected to:
This is a part time role at 14.6 hours per week, fixed term with an expected end date of 30/04/2024.
Our ideal candidate will have:
You'll benefit from working in a dynamic multidisciplinary team based at the Dept. of Chemical Engineering on the University of Bath campus. The Department is a top 10 department nationally which specialises in groundbreaking sustainable technology development.
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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