Research Associate in Polymer Processing

Job Reference : S&E-11152
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 04/01/2018
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum, depending on experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Chemical Engineering
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : Fixed term available immediately until 30 November 2018

The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Polymer Processing.

This industrially funded postdoctoral research associate (PDRA) will be conducted in the School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science in the University of Manchester and is aimed at supporting the development of new materials for the processing of waste plastics for the production of fuels and chemicals. 

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School received a Silver Award in 2012 for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. The 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:

Reader, Dr. Arthur Garforth / Head of School, Professor Chris Hardacre

Email: /

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

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This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.