2-D Materials Development Engineer (KTP Associate)

The University of Manchester - School of Materials

Closing Date : 06/11/2017.
Employment Type : Fixed Term.
Duration : 33 months.
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering.
School/Directorate : School of Materials.
Division : Materials.
Hours Per week : Full time.
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum according to experience.
Location : Warrington, Cheshire.
Job Reference : S&E-10805.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious graduate with the ability and confidence to manage a collaborative project with The University of Manchester and ESR Technology Ltd, Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with ESR Technology Ltd, the UK’s leading engineering consultancy to the Oil & Gas, Space, Utilities, Transport and Industrial sectors.

The University of Manchester and ESR Technology Ltd are looking to recruit a Materials Development Engineer to undertake this 33 month project which has an overall aim of developing lubricants based on 2-dimensional (2D) materials such as graphene and molybdenum disulphide.

The position will provide a unique opportunity to combine state of the art developments in tribology and 2-dimensional materials such as graphene and MoS2 to develop advanced lubricants for demanding environments and applications, with potential further career opportunities at ESR Technology Ltd.

You will require post-graduate degree or equivalent industrial experience, and an undergraduate degree with a minimum of a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related fields of study.

This post is funded through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) award, a UK Government scheme intended to promote sustained and mutually beneficial relationships between universities and industry. 

Based at ESR Technology Ltd in Warrington, Cheshire, you will work directly with supervisors from both the University and ESR Technology Ltd and will use the facilities and resources of both organisations. 

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

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. Aravind Vijayaraghavan

Email: aravind@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

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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