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Experimental Officer (Eco-Innovation)

University of Chester - Faculty of Science and Engineering

Location: Chester
Salary: £34,189 to £37,345 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th November 2018
Closes: 22nd November 2018
Job Ref: RA004064

This role has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund

Fixed Term contract until 30th September 2020

The Faculty of Science and Engineering contains the Departments of Mathematics; Computer Science; Mechanical Engineering; Electronic & Electrical Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Natural Sciences. This post is based at Thornton Science Park, which also hosts several companies, many of which work closely with the Faculty.

The role is necessary following the University’s successful application for European funding to support the development of the ERDF funded Eco-Innovation project located at Thornton Science Park, and delivered in partnership with the University of Lancaster (Centre for Global Eco-Innovation). The primary purpose of this role is to engage with, and support SMEs, PGR students and the project team through research and experimental development to ensure the successful achievement of the project’s objectives. 

You will have a degree and postgraduate qualification in an area of physical or environmental sciences and experience of taking a leading role in research and innovation. You will have extensive breadth and depth of knowledge and experience in relevant laboratory techniques to develop research programmes and methodologies. 

You will be highly organised, a good communicator, able to provide effective research leadership, technical instruction and guidance adapted to suit partners from SMEs and laboratory users with a range of levels of understanding. Computer literacy and numeracy are also essential. 

Applications should be made via our online recruitment website quoting reference number RA004064.

Further information about the project is available at www.chester.ac.uk/eco-innovation 

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Dr James Nicholson (+44 (0)1244 512296; j.nicholson@chester.ac.uk).

   
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