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Research Associate in Gas-Solid Reactors applied to Steel Industry
Sackville Street, Manchester

Job reference: S&E-14056

Location: Sackville Street, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 08/07/2019

Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 per annum, depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Science and Engineering

Division: -

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: from 1 September 2019 until 28 February 2023

A Research Associate position is available for an outstanding and ambitious researcher to undertake research in the field of reactor and process design and testing for decarbonised steel industry for 42 months.

You should have, or be working towards, a PhD or equivalent in chemical engineering, energy engineering, focused on reactor design and process development with proven experience in advanced reactor modelling, knowledge on gas-solid reactions and catalysis. Previous experience on chemical and calcium looping technology are desirable and particularly welcome.

You should be capable of working under your own initiative and leading a small research team, so excellent communication and organisational skills are also required.

The School is committed to Athena SWAN principles to promote women in science; the School’s website documenting activity in this area can be found at:
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: Dr Vincenzo Spallina
Tel: 0161 306 9339

General enquiries:
Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:
Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

Please see link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria that you should address in your application.


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