Research Associate in Organic Electronics

The University of Manchester - School of Chemistry

Closing Date : 11/12/2017
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : from 1 January 2018 until 31 December 2018
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering 
School/Directorate : School of Chemistry
Division : Materials 
Hours Per week : Full Time
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum depending on experience
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : S&E-11003

A Research Associate position is available immediately in the Organic Materials Innovation Centre (OMIC), University of Manchester to support the work of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Large Area Electronics. You will formulate inks from organic semiconductors, and in particular conjugated polymers, and use these inks to deposit patterned thin films of these materials in OFET devices. It will appeal to someone with a background in organic electronics; ink formulation, thin film characterisation and the application of organic semiconductors in OFET based sensors. You must have a strong research track record, expertise in the defined areas, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and preferably experience in working on large projects.

OMIC (www.omic.org.uk) is a key member of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Large Area Electronics.  This is a partnership uniting OMIC with the CIKC at the University of Cambridge, the Centre for Plastic Electronics at Imperial College and the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating at the University of Swansea to understand the manufacturing challenges involved in the commercialisation of Large Area Electronics.

The School of Chemistry 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 to 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 http://www.chemistry.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/athena-swan/.

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: Professor Mike Turner

Email: Michael.turner@manchester.ac.uk

Or

Name: Professor Krishna Persaud

Email: Krishna.persaud@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

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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