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Research Assistant/Associate in Powder Engineering

Imperial College London - Chemical Engineering

Location: London
Salary: £33,380 to £45,547 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th January 2019
Closes: 13th February 2019
Job Ref: ENG00656
 

This new post is part of a new collaboration between the Chemical Engineering Department of Imperial College with BASF, one of the world’s leading chemical companies.

The post holder will lead an experimental programme for investigating the caking behaviour of complex powders, working closely with research staff at BASF. Advanced methods for powder characterisation including DVS and IGC will be extensively used. Experience of characterising porous or particulate materials would be highly advantageous.  

Candidates should hold a first degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences and hold or be near completion of a PhD (or equivalent) in Chemical Engineering, Physics, Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline.

Experience in experimental materials science and engineering, as well as the ability to design new experimental methods and approaches are highly advantageous. Skills with advanced data analysis are also required.

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £33,380 – £35,061 per annum.

The post is available immediately.  The appointment is for 18 months, with the possibility of extension.  The post is based in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London (South Kensington Campus).

Informal enquiries about the post can be made to Professor Daryl Williams – d.r.williams@imperial.ac.uk

To apply, please visit our website: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/. You will find this vacancy by searching either the position title or job number: ENG00656.  Please ensure you include a completed application form with your submission. 

Further information about the post is available in the job description.

Should you have any queries about the application process please contact (chemeng.hr@imperial.ac.uk).

Closing date: midnight on Wednesday 13 February 2019

For technical issues when applying online, please contact: recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional Information

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations.

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment.  We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

   
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