Research Associate

Loughborough University - School of Science - Department of Chemistry

Fixed Term for 12 Months

A Post Doctoral Research Associate PDRA is required to contribute to a project involving the modelling and simulation of energy storage 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.

Experience of DFT as well as developing/fitting interatomic potential models with a record of accomplishment that includes dynamical studies both in the bulk and/or surfaces is essential. Knowledge of battery materials, surface calculations and experience in any or all of these areas would be beneficial.

We are seeking a candidate who is conscientious and can work independently and as part of a team with demonstrable good communication and presentation skills to a wide range of audiences.

Applicants must possess a PhD in a relevant area of Chemistry/Physics/Materials.

Further information is available at the following group webpages: Dr. Pooja Panchmatia http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/chemistry/staff/academic-research/pooja-panchmatia/

Application Closing Date: 23 August 2017

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