Research Associate/Fellow

University of Nottingham - Physical Chemistry

Contract Type: This is a full-time, fixed-term post and is available from October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter, for a period of nine months.

Salary: £26,052 to £38,183 per annum, depending on skills and experience (minimum £29799 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic postdoctoral research fellow within the research groups of Dr. Darren Walsh and Prof. Robert Mokaya in the School of Chemistry at the University of Nottingham. The successful candidate will work as part of a university-funded project on the development of porous electrode materials and ionic-liquid electrolytes for high-energy supercapacitors.

The fellowship will be based in the newly-opened Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry on the University’s Jubilee Campus (  Candidates must have (or almost completed) a PhD in Physical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, or a related discipline, with particular experience in the development of materials for electrochemical energy conversion and storage.  A track record in the development of ionic liquids and materials for batteries and supercapacitors is preferred. 

The School values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.  The School of Chemistry holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing women's careers in science. You can read more about what this means at and on our website

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Darren Walsh, Email:

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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