|Salary:||£24,291 to £26,094 Band 500|
|Placed On:||19th November 2021|
|Closes:||2nd December 2021|
School of Metallurgy and Materials, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £24,,291 to £26,094 with potential progression once in post to £30,207
Fixed Term Contract for 12 months
This position is associated with a research programme funded by Defence Science and Technology Ltd, part of the Ministry of Defence (MoD). It is based on the processing and subsequent characterisation of ceramic nanocomposites based on non-oxides and will be undertaken in conjunction with Lucideon, QinetiQ and Loughborough University amongst others. Prior knowledge of the processing and characterisation of advanced ceramics will be extremely important.
You will provide technical expertise, support and guidance in research support. You may supervise a number of technical staff but even where you do not directly supervise staff you will still be expected to act as a role model and coach others as appropriate. You will be part of a wider team of technical staff led by the Technical Manager and you will be expected to work collaboratively and share best practice with the wider team.
You will need an in-depth understanding of the research questions, techniques and experimental protocols. You will be able to use your in-depth knowledge to advise on procedures, diagnose and resolve problems, and proactively suggest solutions to issues which arise. You may need to operate out of normal working hours to accommodate experimental procedures.
In order to flexibly use resource you may be offered the opportunity to work in different areas of the School or wider university.
Skills and Experience Required:
Informal enquiries to Professor Jon Binner; firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 2 December 2021 Reference: 98322
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