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Research Associate in Thermal properties of 2D Materials (ks)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: SAE-016630

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 21/05/2021

Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum (depending on experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: Materials

Hours per week: full time

Contract Duration: starting as soon as possible for 24 Months

School / Directorate: School of Natural Sciences

This multi-disciplinary EU-funded research project is aimed at the development and feasibility assessment of laminated 2D materials for thermal management and flexible electronic devices. The broad scope of the project will require your diverse proficiency in Material Science, Condensed Matter Physics and Electrical Engineering. This research activity will be carried out using the state-of-the-art facilities and laboratory space of the National Graphene Institute (NGI), which is an integral part of The University of Manchester. Working on the project, you will have an opportunity to collaborate with the world-leading researches in the field of 2D materials.

Funding is provided by the European Commission under the Graphene Flagship Initiative, which involves collaboration with experimental and theoretical groups through the EU. The post is available as soon as possible for a period of 24 months.

Applications should be made online (see below) by the deadline specified on the relevant webpage. With your application, you should upload a single file comprising your CV, list of publications, and a brief (max 1 page) research statement summarising your research interest, practical experience in materials science, experimental physics or electrical engineering, and your career aspirations.

The Department 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 Department holds a Silver Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post.      

Blended working arrangements may be considered

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 Andrey Kretinin, Lecturer in Materials Physics and Thermal Transport Group Leader


General enquiries:


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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