Research Associate in Applied Nanomaterials (Fixed Term) (CF8570) Filton, Gloucestershire – Bristol Area

Job title: Research Associate in Applied Nanomaterials (Fixed Term) (CF8570)

Company: University of Bath

Job description: at the University of Bath is inviting applications from candidates for an industry-funded Research Associate position in Applied 2D Nanomaterials.

The successful candidate will undertake research and development activities in the development of high TRL graphene enhanced coatings. The project is being conducted in collaboration with a leading industry partner and seeks to deliver a novel engineering solution to creating graphene enhanced coatings.

The successful applicant will spend a significant proportion of the project embedded at the industrial collaborator (Filton, Bristol) and will be expected to work on the University campus having access to resources, networks, opportunities, expertise and facilities at both institutions. You will have the opportunity to design entirely new experiments and will develop a blended range of nanomaterial production processes, physical characterisation, and advanced coating solutions.

Applicants should be interested in nanomaterials and nanotechnology with a preference for experimental work. You will be a central member of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary, growing applied research group producing globally impactful technological solutions through the development of applied nanotechnologies. We expect applicants to possess:

  • A background in nanomaterial growth and advanced metrology
  • Be able to communicate effectively with the project partner
  • Be able to find innovative engineering solutions.
  • Broad technical and analytic skills
  • A PhD or an equivalent professional qualification and significant relevant experience in either Chemistry, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Materials Science, Physics or allied STEM subject.

For further details and informal enquiries please contact Dr Matthew Cole via email ( Applications are to be made via the University website.

This role is full time fixed term starting October 2021 or soon after with an expected end date of 31/03/2023.

What we can offer you:

is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work.

We are:

  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University.
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent
  • encouraging of your personal and professional

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We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances across our community. We are very proud to have recently received and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to .

Further details:

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

Expected salary: £34304 – 40927 per year

Location: Filton, Gloucestershire – Bristol Area

Job date: Sun, 15 Aug 2021 00:11:21 GMT

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