Research Fellow in Chemistry - 56970

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 May 2017

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time

Duration of Post

19 months

Post is open to:

External and internal candidates


Full time starting salary is normally in the range £29,301 to £38,183. With potential progression once in post to £40,523 a year.

Additional Information

The University is a family-friendly employer and the School of Chemistry welcomes flexible working to suit family or other commitments. The University has on-campus childcare facilities.

Terms and Conditions

Job Purpose

To develop a new type of solid oxide fuel cell that can operate below 350c. The applicant will prepare and characterise a range of electrode and electrolyte materials in order to examine their suitability for operation in a low temperature solid oxide fuel cell.

Person Specification

-First degree in Chemistry and a PhD in Solid State Chemistry are essential
-Experience in Solid State Chemistry Synthesis techniques, X-ray powder diffraction, Rietveld refinement are essential
-Experience in the characterisation of battery or fuel cell/electrolyser materials is essential
-Experience of research into the synthesis and characterisation of new inorganic solid state materials is essential

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