|Salary:||£30,928 to £32,668 inclusive of London weighting with potential to progress to £35,480 per annum inclusive of London weighting. S6 Grade.|
|Placed On:||12th January 2023|
|Closes:||10th February 2023|
Location: Brunel University London, Uxbridge Campus
Brunel University London was established in 1966 and is a leading multidisciplinary research-intensive technology university delivering economic, social and cultural benefits.
For more information please visit: https://www.brunel.ac.uk/about/our-history/home.
BCAST is an internationally renowned research centre focusing metals research and is the host of two national centres of excellence in liquid metal engineering (the EPSRC Future LiME Hub) and in circular economy of metals (UKRI Interdisplinary Centre for Circular Metals). BCAST is well equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for both metal processing and characterisation. For more information visit www.brunel.ac.uk/research/Centres/BCAST or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPqjMXpfT3s. The research BCAST conduct span the length from fundamental research and pilot-scale industrialisation and is aimed at meeting the short, medium and long term needs of the automotive industry in UK.
The successful candidate will support doctoral researchers, research staff and academics on safe systems and techniques in sample preparation for material characterization, chemical solutions, metal etching and various equipment in a metallurgical setting. The candidate will also be expected to carry out or organise routine maintenance of instruments and housekeeping.
We will consider qualified and well-motivated applicants with a background in the handling and use of chemicals.
The successful candidate should have a degree or diploma in a chemistry related subject and/or equivalent hands-on experience in science and engineering disciplines. The applicant should have experience in at least one of the following: chemical analysis, metal processing, mechanical testing, maintenance of analytical instruments, or the use of analytical and imaging instruments. In addition, he/she should have good communication skills and be a team player.
We offer a generous annual leave package plus discretionary University closure days, excellent training and development opportunities as well as a great occupational pension scheme and a range of health-related support. The University is committed to a hybrid working approach.
Any informal enquires should be directed to Dr Loredana Saccone (BCAST@Brunel.ac.uk).
Closing date for applications: 10th February 2023
Interviews will take place on week commencing 27th February in person.
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All Applicants should be eligible to live and work in the UK.
Brunel University London is fully committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive workforce culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, we particularly welcome applicants who are currently under- represented in our workforce.
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