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Research Assistant/Associate

University of Glasgow - College of Science and Engineering: School of Physics and Astronomy

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £28,660 to £39,610
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th October 2018
Closes: 8th November 2018
Job Ref: 023050

Salary: Grade 6/7; Salary £28,660 - £32,236/£35,210 - £39,610 per annum

This position has funding available for up to 9 months in the first instance and is full time at 35 hours per week.

‘Good University Guide’ Scottish University of the Year 2018, the University of Glasgow is consistently ranked in the top 100 Universities in the world. Founded in 1451, it is the fourth oldest University in the English-speaking world and now has a number of campuses in Glasgow.

The School of Physics and Astronomy brings you to the forefront of cutting edge technology and provides the opportunity to work in world-leading research groups with internationally acclaimed groupings across the full spectrum of the field covering everything from nature's building blocks to the application of the latest scientific advances in areas such as healthcare and environmental monitoring.

With a long and illustrious reputation for cutting edge research impact over many years in areas including Medical Imaging, Oil and Gas Prospecting, Physics Education, Electron Spectroscopy for Materials Characterisation, and Laser Stabilisation for high precision measurement and standards, the School of Physics and Astronomy is highly rated by the UK government for its research, and our research groups are internationally renowned for their work.

You will contribute to a project “Current-driven domain wall motion and magnetomemristance in FeRh-based nanostructures” working with Professor Stephen McVitie and Dr Damien McGrouther at the University of Glasgow and Professor Chris Marrows at the University of Leeds. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in advanced functional materials and electron microscopy.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

Additional company benefits include a fantastic work-life balance with generous annual leave, training and development, great discounts from Glasgow businesses and other benefits of your choice.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity. The School of Physics and Astronomy is the proud holder of an Athena SWAN Silver Award. Interviewees will be eligible for carer expenses, which will be covered by the School.

   
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