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Research Associates (Two Positions)

University of Glasgow - School of Chemistry

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £35,210 to £39,610
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 18th June 2019
Closes: 12th August 2019
Job Ref: 026594 & 026595

Location: Gilmorehill Campus/Main Building

College/Service: College of Science & Engineering

Job Purpose

2 exciting opportunities have arisen for Research Associates at the University of Glasgow within the School of Chemistry. The post holders will make a leading contribution to the five-year European Research Council (ERC) funded project Laser Control over Crystal Nucleation (CONTROL), which aims to develop a novel platform for the manipulation of phase transitions, crystal nucleation, and polymorph control based on optical tweezing and plasmonic tweezing. The work will be carried out in the Chemical Photonics group working with Professor Klaas Wynne and additional background to the work can be found in Nature Chemistry 10, 506 (2018), doi:10.1038/s41557-018-0009-8.

Vacancy 026594 – this post requires specialist theoretical and practical knowledge of plasmonics and/or device nanofabrication along with clean room and nanofabrication experience using electron beam and photo-lithography This post has funding for up to 3 years.

Vacancy 026595 – this post requires specialist theoretical and practical knowledge of optical techniques, microscopy, lasers, and optical tweezing along with experience of building a laser microscope or similar from parts and computer interfacing. This post has funding for up to 5 years.

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