Research Associate in Electrochemical Methods

The University of Manchester - Science & Engineering

Employment Type : Fixed Term.
Duration :
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering.
School/Directorate : School of Materials.
Division : -
Hours Per week : 1 FTE.
Salary : £30,738 to £31,656 per annum.
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester.
Job Reference : S&E-08943.

A Research Associate position is available from the 1st of November 2016 for a period of two years. You will work within an Innovate-UK funded project in close collaboration with a consortium including a number of leading aerospace industries aiming at identifying environmentally-sustainable technologies for the surface treatment of aerospace aluminium alloys and ensuring their reliability. As a part of this project, you will work on the development of innovative corrosion testing methodologies that will contribute to assess the performance of new surface treatments technologies.

You should have, or be working towards, a PhD or equivalent Corrosion Protection, Materials Science or a closely related subject. Specialist knowledge in Corrosion and Electrochemical Methods, with particular focus on electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and electrochemical noise analysis are essential. You should also have some knowledge related to the development of innovative electrochemical methodologies and/or instrumentation. 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:

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

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Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr. Michele Curioni


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

For Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more.

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