Research Associate in Graphene Based Membranes for Fuel Cells

The University of Manchester - School of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science

Closing Date : 12/10/2017.
Employment Type : Fixed Term.
Duration : 1 October 2017 for 12 months.
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering.
School/Directorate : School of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science.
Division : Chemical Engineering.
Hours Per week : Full time.
Salary : £31,604 per annum.
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester.
Job Reference : S&E-10655.

A postdoctoral Research Associate position is available for an outstanding and ambitious electro-chemical engineer (electro-chemist) to undertake research in the field of graphene/graphene oxide membranes to enhance fuel cell operation.

You should have, or be working towards, a PhD or equivalent in electro-chemical engineering or electro-chemistry. Expertise in the development and operation of low temperature PEM fuel cells is essential along with a general understanding of the fundamental mechanisms other electro-chemical processes. You should be capable of working under your own initiative and leading a small research team, so excellent communication and organisational skills are also required.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Stuart Holmes


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01618502004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more.

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