Research Assistant

University of Glasgow - School of Physics and Astronomy

Job Purpose

You will contribute to a project (MIRAGE (Mid IR Active Component Growth by Molecular Beam Epitaxy)) working with (Dr Ian MacLaren, Dr Damien McGrouther and Prof Iain Thayne). Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in Transmission Electron Microscopy, as applied to the nanoscale structure and chemistry of inorganic materials.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 6, £27,629 - £31,076 per annum.

This position has funding until 31 January 2018.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

Vacancy reference: 015367.

The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.

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