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Research Fellow (104474-0921)

University of Warwick - Department of Chemistry

Location: Coventry
Salary: £31,406 to £40,927 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th September 2021
Closes: 21st September 2021
Job Ref: 1879176

Full time, fixed term position for up to 12 months.

Applications are invited for a one-year research fellow position working with Professor Haddleton and a long-standing Industrial collaborator developing synthetic chemistry protocols for attachment of polymers to particles and surfaces for application in personal care. This is part of our drive towards the increasing use of sustainable chemistry.

This is a great opportunity for an individual wishing to extend and further develop their skills in an academic environment, whilst learning about a growing strategically important department at the University of Warwick.

If you have not yet been awarded your PhD but are near submission or have recently submitted your PhD, any offers of employment will be made as Research Assistant on level 5 of the University grade structure (£30,497). Upon successful award of your PhD and evidence of this fact, you will be promoted to Research Fellow on the first point of the level 6 of the University grade structure (£31,406).

We will provide you with a great range of benefits, which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days’ holiday plus Christmas closure, excellent learning and development opportunities, and savings on a wide range of products and services. We offer a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy, onsite childcare facilities. We recognise the importance of a healthy work/life balance and offer you access to flexible working, for more information visit our Rewards and Benefits webpage.
We also have an excellent relocation package; to assess whether you may be entitled, please see details on the following page
https://warwick.ac.uk/services/humanresources/vacancies/relocation/.

Athena SWAN Silver Award

We are committed to supporting staff to achieve their potential. Both the Department of Chemistry and the University of Warwick hold Athena SWAN silver awards, a national initiative that recognises the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression, and success for all in academia. We provide a welcoming and inclusive working and learning environment, recognising that everyone is different in a variety of visible and non-visible ways, and that those differences are to be recognised, respected, and valued. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with any of the protected characteristics defined by the Equality Act 2010. We are supportive of staff with caring responsibilities.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick’s jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

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