Research Fellow – AR2294MR
School of Chemistry
Vacancy Description
School of Chemistry, Salary: £33,797 - £34,804 per annum, Fixed Term: 12 months, Start: January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter
 
Details
We have an opening for a post-doctoral Research Fellow to work on a DASA funded project on Waste to Energy conversion.

The PDRA will address the utilisation of a wood and polystyrene solid mixture as fuel in a modified solid oxide fuel cell concept. The project seeks to demonstrate feasibility of larger scale operation building upon an exciting recently demonstrated concept. It will suit candidates interested in electrochemical engineering at scale.

This position will be available from 1st January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter and is available for one year in the first instance. Applicants interested in working at less than 100% time over a longer period are welcome.

We would expect you to have a PhD in electrochemistry, materials, or engineering and experience relevant to scale up of electrochemical systems energy materials synthesis, processing and characterization. Informal enquiries to Professor John Irvine, email: jtsi@st-andrews.ac.uk.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

Please quote ref: AR2294MR

Closing Date: 16 December 2019

Further Particualars: AR2294MR FPs.doc

School of Chemistry
Salary: £33,797 - £34,804 per annum
Fixed Term: 12 months
Start: January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter