Job title Research Associate in Porous Materials Chemistry (fixed-term post)
Salary Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322
Grade Grade 7
SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2119
Placed on Friday 18 June 2021
Closing date Sunday 18 July 2021
Interview date Wednesday 28 July 2021
We are seeking a skilled and self-motivated Research Associate to work with
Professor Andrew Burrows in the Department of Chemistry.
You will undertake a programme of research to investigate the uptake of
biomolecules into metal-organic framework materials and their controlled
release from these porous materials. In addition to the experimental work,
there will be an opportunity to carry out molecular modelling studies.
You will have a PhD in chemistry or a related discipline and will have
experience of working with porous materials. With the ability to work closely
with partners in other subject areas, you should also be able to organise your
own workload and have excellent communication skills.
Research in the department is structured into five broad themes: Analytical,
Health, Interfaces, Materials, and Transformations. In the most recent REF,
98% of our submitted research was rated internationally recognised, excellent
or world-leading. The Chemistry Department was ranked fourth in the UK for
impact, and the quality of our research overall ranks us 12th in the UK. The
department hosts the Centre for Sustainable and Circular Technologies (CSCT)
which has proved a very effective means of facilitating cross-university
collaborations, most notably with Chemical Engineering.
The position is available from 1 September 2021 for up to 23 months.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Andrew Burrows
(email@example.com) or Professor Tina Düren (firstname.lastname@example.org),
however, please submit your application via the University website.
What we can offer you:
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excellent environment in which to work.
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encouraging of your personal and professional development
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