Research Associate in the use of 2D crystal-based inks in thermoelectrics

Job Reference : S&E-10095
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 24/06/2017
Salary : £31,076 to £38,183 per annum, according to relevant experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Materials
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : 2 years

Applications are invited for a Post-Doctoral position available in the group of Prof Casiraghi, School of Chemistry, University of Manchester. The project will mainly focus on the use of water based and ink-jet printable graphene (and other 2D-crystals) inks, recently developed in the group, in thermoelectrics. The project is in collaboration with Prof Novoselov (School of Physics) and Dr Kretinin (School of Materials).

This post is available to be filled from July 2017 for up to two years. Applicants should have a PhD (by the start date) or equivalent experience in Chemistry, Material Science, Physics or related subjects.

Preference will be given to applicants with significant experience on inkjet-printing of graphene and other 2-D crystals and/or in thermoelectric measurements. The candidate should also be well-organised and self-motivated with excellent oral and communication skills. A strong publication record in internationally peer-reviewed journals is required.

The School of Chemistry is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Charter for gender equality in higher education.  The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff to achieve a good work-life balance.  We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.  For further information, please visit

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Cinzia Casiraghi


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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