Leverhulme Research Centre in Forensic Science - PDRA in Sensor and Detector Technology

University of Dundee - School of Science and Engineering - Leverhulme Research Centre in Forensic Science

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties

48 months

The Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science is a 10 year £10 Million project with the remit to disrupt positively the current forensic science ecosystem. We are looking for a talented scientist to join our team who will work with a diverse group of practitioners to develop methodologies for the detection of a wide range of both chemical and biological target compounds and complex materials. You will have a background in natural sciences (such as physics, chemistry or material science) with a proven track record in problem solving, measurement science and thinking imaginatively to seek solutions for multi element complex scenarios.

As a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant within the Leverhulme Centre you will be part of the core research team along with our Principal Investigators. You will work on innovative, inter-disciplinary research, engage in the development of collaborative research activities and provide leadership on projects in order to drive Forensic Science forward and generate maximum impact within the community.

Please see job description for full details.

Closing date for this post is 27 August 2017

Additional Information

The University of Dundee is a diverse community and is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment.  We have family friendly policies (including flexible working and childcare vouchers), staff groups for LGBT and BME; and prayer room facilities.

The University of Dundee has received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award (Athena Swan) which recognises the promotion of gender equality and has made further commitment to advancing inclusive culture which supports and encourages all under-represented groups.

The University of Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity, No. SC015096.

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