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Research Associate in Atomically-Thin Membranes

The University of Manchester - Department of Physics & Astronomy

Location: Manchester
Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum depending on experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 16th September 2019
Closes: 17th October 2019
Job Ref: S&E-14566

Job Reference : S&E-14566
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 17/10/2019
Salary : £32,816 to £40,322 per annum depending on experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Department of Physics & Astronomy
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : Starting as soon as possible for 12 months

Applications are invited for a research position within the condensed matter physics group in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Manchester. You will join a vibrant team of researchers who have been at the forefront of graphene research since its discovery in 2004 and will work on a series of projects relating to graphene and other 2D materials funded by the EPSRC, European Commission and a range of other international funders.

The project will focus on the investigation of the proton-conducting properties of graphene and other 2D materials. You should have already submitted your PhD dissertation in Physics or Chemistry. As an essential requirement, you must have experience in device micro-fabrication in clean room environment and precision electrical measurements. You should also be well-organised and self-motivated, with excellent communication skills. A strong publication record in internationally peer-reviewed journals would be an advantage.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Marcelo Lozada-Hidalgo

General enquiries:
Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:
Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button above to find out more.

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