Research Associate on Thermoelectric based Devices made of 2D Links

The University of Manchester - School of Chemistry

Closing Date : 11/04/2018
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : available asap until 31 October 2019
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering 
School/Directorate : School of Chemistry
Division : Materials 
Hours Per week : full time
Salary : £31,604 to £33,518 per annum
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : S&E-11648

Applications are invited for a Post-Doc Research Associate available in Professor Casiraghi’s group in the School of Chemistry, the University of Manchester. The project will mainly focus on the use of water based and ink-jet printable graphene (and other 2D-crystals) inks, recently developed in the group, for thermoelectrics. The project is in collaboration with Professor Novoselov (School of Physics) and Dr Kretinin (School of Materials).

You should have a PhD (by the start date) in Chemistry, Material Science, Physics or related subjects. Preference will be given to applicants with significant experience in thermoelectric measurements and fabrication of such devices. You should also be well-organised and self-motivated with excellent oral and communication skills. A strong publication record in internationally peer-reviewed journals is 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: Cinzia Casiraghi


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

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