|Salary:||£38,165 to £44,722 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance|
|Placed On:||4th October 2023|
|Closes:||25th October 2023|
About the Role
We are looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher to work on the project “Next generation reactors for the multi-kg scale CO2 mineralization of desalination & industrial brines to value-added carbonates” under the joint supervision of Dr Gregory Chass, Dr Devis Di Tommaso and Prof. Kostya Trachenko within the School of Physical and Chemical Sciences of Queen Mary University of London (UK).
The ideal candidate should have a PhD degree in Physical Chemistry or a closely related field and be able to work effectively, independently and sociably within a team. Previous experience in advanced characterization techniques (neutron scattering, THz spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, nanoimaging, and Raman) is desirable. An interest/knowledge in cementitious materials, crystal growth and geochemistry are highly desirable.
About the School
The School of Physical and Chemical Sciences has a strong research output and demanding educational standards for its students, but all members benefit from a high level of academic and social integration. There are many regular seminar and workshop activities. In addition, the school is committed to equality of opportunity and holds a departmental-level Silver Athena SWAN Award.
Chass Lab and Di Tommaso Lab are active research groups based in the SPCS at Queen Mary University of London. The groups are also part of the QMUL Materials Research Institute, that brings together a wide range of expertise from Queen Mary based academics with interest in materials research. These groups are particularly interested in CO2 utilisation, crystal growth, cementitious and amorphous materials.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is part time (18 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 2 years, with an expected start date of October 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £38,165 to £44,722 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.
The closing date for applications is 25 October 2023.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality.
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