Job Title: Research Associate
Department/Division/Faculty: Chemical Engineering
Salary: Starting at £37,904 p.a.
Campus: South Kensington, London
The Department of Chemical Engineering is seeking a researcher to undertake work on the formulation and manufacturing of porous boron nitride products (e.g. beads, pellets, monoliths). This project is funded through EPSRC via the Impact Acceleration Account scheme and builds upon the success of a preliminary research study conducted by the same research team on porous boron nitride.
Your role in the project will be to design, synthesise, characterise and test structured porous boron nitride products to be used in molecular separation, catalysis or drug delivery applications.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Identifying ways to systematically control the chemistry and chemical and structural stability of the material.
- Manufacturing boron nitride structured products.
- Testing porous boron nitride powder and structured products for gas and liquid separations.
- Liaising with industrial partners and other researchers in the team.
You will have a first degree (or equivalent) in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering or a related discipline and a PhD (or equivalent) in a similar field or in manufacturing. You will have knowledge of porous materials, adsorption processes, materials characterisation techniques and formulation strategies.
The post is available immediately and the appointment is for 12 months. The post is based in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London (South Kensington Campus).
Informal enquiries about the post can be made to Dr Camille Petit (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To apply, please visit our website: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/ You will find this vacancy by searching either the position title or job number: ENG00460. Please ensure you include a completed application form with your submission.
Further information about the post is available in the job description.
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Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 2nd September 2018
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