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Research Fellow - AR2959NK

University of St Andrews - School of Chemistry

Location: St Andrews
Salary: £37,099 to £40,521 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st February 2024
Closes: 11th March 2024
Job Ref: 420343

Start Date: 1 May 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

Fixed term: 16 months Full-time: 36.25 hrs per week

Applications are sought for a committed Post-doctoral Research Fellow to take up one of two new PDRF posts in a team led by Dr Richard Baker to conduct research on a project funded by OfWat through the Water Discovery Challenge entitled “Destruction of high impact greenhouse gases and generation of green electricity at wastewater treatment sites using fuel cell technology”.  The primary duties of the post-holder (PDRF2) will be to develop materials and technology to allow integration of novel solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) with their eventual application setting at wastewater treatment sites.

The successful applicant will have (or be about to be awarded) a PhD in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Physics or a related field with expertise in gas purification/separation and materials synthesis, ideally specifically related to fuel cell science.

The post is available for 16 months starting 1st May 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:   

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays
  • Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies
  • Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services
  • Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised local bus travel
  • Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff/children of staff, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme and a range of wellbeing initiatives    

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Baker on rtb5@st-andrews.ac.uk.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in research posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience.  We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network.  Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/

Closing Date: 11 March 2024 at midday (UK time) – please note the early closing time. 

Interview Date: Week beginning 18 March 2024

Please quote ref: AR2959NK

Further Particulars: AR2959NK FPs.doc

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