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Research Assistant

City, University of London - School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering

Location: London
Salary: £37,345 to £43,267
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th December 2018
Closes: 3rd January 2019
Job Ref: 60012805


City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

The School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering is a multi-disciplinary centre of research and education located in the heart of London’s vibrant design community. It is proud of its research advances and of educating thousands of undergraduates and postgraduates in STEM subjects.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics is ranked fourth in London by the Guardian and offers several BEng, MEng and MSc courses. Its research is organised in two multi-disciplinary Research Centres: the Aerodynamics and Flow Control Research Centre; and the Thermofluids Research Centre.

This position is part-time (0.16 FTE) with fixed-term funding until 31/07/2019.


The Research Assistant will investigate the parameters in silver nanoparticles fabrication using electrochemical and biological methods in Research England funded project. The research work involves evaluating the mixtures to find the optimum ratio of leaf extracts and sophisticated characterization techniques like SEM, EDXS and FTIR

Person Specification

The successful candidate should hold a PhD and have previous experience in working with SEM, EDXS and FTIR with evidence of publications. Candidate should have good teamwork and communication skills. Ability to take responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress without direct supervision.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date: 23:59 on Thursday 3rd January 2019.

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