Research Assistant/Associate (Fuel cells and Electrolysers) - D70106R

Newcastle University - Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

Salary: £26,829 to £28,452 (PhD not awarded)
£29,301 to £38,183 (PhD awarded)

We are seeking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic researcher with experience in the testing of electrochemical materials and systems to work on an EPSRC project on fuel cells and electrolysers.

You should have or soon to have a PhD related to Chemical engineering or a relevant related field or research experience. You should have the experience in fabrication of materials for and testing of electrochemical cells for hydrogen generation, and alcohol fuel cells. You should have a record of high quality publications in respected scientific journals. Experience on synthesis and characterisation of catalysts and membranes; with the knowledge on techniques for electrochemical analysis, chemical-physical analysis is highly desirable.

This post is available fixed term to 31/03/19

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Informal enquiries and requests for more detailed project information should be directed to Prof K Scott (


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.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

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