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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Electrochemical Interfaces in Energy Storage Systems

University of Oxford - Department of Engineering Science, Begbroke Science Park

Location: Oxford
Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st March 2019
Closes: 24th April 2019
Job Ref: 140001

Department of Engineering Science, Begbroke Science Park, Begbroke, Oxfordshire

Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.

We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the Materials Research Hub for Energy Conversion, Capture, and Storage (M-RHEX) at the Department of Engineering Science (Begbroke).  The post is funded by EPSRC and is fixed-term to 31 March 2021.

You will be required to investigate charge transfer or accumulation at liquid/solid interfaces in electrochemical devices such as redox flow cells, supercapacitors, and traditional batteries or fuel cells. Applications from both experimentalists and theorists are encouraged. The position provides an opportunity to pursue any of a wide range of fundamental research topics pertinent to electrochemical interfaces, as well as presenting networking opportunities across the energy storage, electrochemical, and photovoltaic communities.

You should have or be near obtaining a PhD in engineering, physics, mathematics, or an allied discipline and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in electrochemical interfaces to work within established research programmes. You will have the ability to manage your own research and have experience of contributing to publications. Excellent communications skills are essential.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Gemma Watson using the email address below.

Further information can be found at:

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 24 April 2019 can be considered.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

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