KTP Associate (Fuel Cell Scientist) - D49944R

Newcastle University - Chemical Eng & Advanced Materials

Salary: £23,900 to £27,200 per annum plus substantial training package (subject to confirmation of funding)

Please note that interviews are scheduled to take place on 29 November 2016.

Based at Enocell Ltd, you will lead a Knowledge Transfer Partnership project to develop a technology which allows fuel cells to operate using lower grade hydrogen fuel resulting in lower operating costs.

Candidates with a PhD (or significant industrial experience) in Chemical Process Engineering, Materials Engineering or similar with knowledge/experience of Fuel Cell and Fuel Cell Stack Design together with Laboratory Research and Engineering Design Skills are preferred; suitable candidates with a Masters Degree will be considered.

You will have good interpersonal, communication and team working skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Personal motivation, drive, good planning, organisation skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines are essential.

The position comes with benefits including a £4,000 individual training budget, excellent management training and the opportunity to undertake a Higher Degree. With the support of academic experts, company and KTP Advisers, this is an excellent opportunity which will present an extremely interesting, varied and challenging role presenting the potential for career development.

Enocell Ltd has the aim to become a leading global supplier of energy saving and cost effective fuel cell modules for end users who have limited or no access to the main energy power grid. Founded at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland in 2011 to commercialise the photo-catalysis research of Professor Donald MacPhee. The fuel cell research of Enocell has proven that the major advantage of their fuel cell technology over conventional fuel cells is the ability to maintain cell performance “in service”, providing greater fuel efficiency and longer service life. http://www.enocell.com/

The contract is fixed-term for a duration of 2 years.

Please note this is a Newcastle University position, however, the Associate will be located at Enocell Ltd, Newhouse, Larnarkshire to undertake the partnership’s objectives.

For more information or informal enquiries, please contact Professor Keith Scott, e-mail Keith.Scott@ncl.ac.uk or call 0191 2088771.

For further details about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships please visit our Research and Enterprise Service web page at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/res/knowledge/ktp/index.htm

For further details about Newcastle University please visit our information page at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/about

For further details on School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials please visit our web page at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/ceam/

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The School holds a bronze Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

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