Research Associate / Fellow in Chemical Engineering
University of Nottingham, Department of Engineering
United Kingdom

Research Associate/Fellow in Chemical Engineering (Fixed term)


Closing Date
Wednesday, 8th January 2020

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£27511 to £40322 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £ 30,942 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

This role will support a multidisciplinary team working in microwave processing for the valorisation of biomass for the production of biochemicals and biopolymers. Projects include the extraction and testing of pectins from a range of food industry co-products and the production of bio-oil from forestry waste for the production of novel biochemical and bioplastics. The successful applicant will manage and contribute towards the delivery of specific research tasks and work closely with both colleagues from the Faculty of Engineering, external academic collaborators, and industrial partners and stakeholders.


The role holder will also be responsible for supporting undergraduate and postgraduate students within this research area, and be expected to contribute to laboratory safety management.


This role is available on a fixed term basis for 1 year. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours). Job share arrangements may be considered.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Eleanor Binner, tel: 0115 7484960 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.


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