Research Assistant/Associate (Earth-Abundant Metal-Air Batteries) - D97807R

Newcastle University - Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering - Engineering - Materials and Manufacturing

£27,285 to £28,936 (PhD not awarded)
£29,799 to £38,833 (PhD Awarded or equivalent industrial experience)

We are seeking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic Research Assistant/Associate with experience in the testing of electrochemical materials in metal air non-aqueous batteries and systems to work on an EPSRC project on electrolysers.

You should have been awarded or be soon to have a PhD related to electrochemical science or engineering or a relevant related field; with the experience in fabrication of materials for and testing of electrochemical non-aqueous batteries (Li, Na, Mg, Ca or Al) and have a record of high quality publications in respected scientific journals. Experience on synthesis and characterisation of electro-catalysts and batteries; with the knowledge on techniques for electrochemical analysis, chemical-physical analysis is highly desirable.

You will have good project organizational skills and will have the ability to work to deadlines. You will also be able work as part of a team and follow procedures.

The post is available fixed term until 30.09.2020.

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Informal enquiries and requests for more detailed project information should be directed to Professor Keith Scott (

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The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers.  We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

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