Research Associate / Fellow in Organic and Analytical Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
University of Nottingham School of Chemistry
United Kingdom

Photo-Electro Research Associate/Fellow in Organic and Analytical Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (3 posts) (fixed term)

Closing Date:Tuesday, 9th June 2020
Job Type:Research
Salary:£27511 to £40322 per annum, depending on skills and experience (minimum £30942 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

We are seeking up to three highly motivated, creative Research Associates/Fellows to join our multi-disciplinary team of approximately 30 chemists and engineers undertaking exciting research projects at the University of Nottingham involving continuous flow photochemistry, electrochemistry and thermal chemistry. The aim of all projects is to transform the way fine chemicals and medicines are manufactured in the UK (further details: The posts will involve lab-based research, with projects that require innovative thinking and collaborations with industrial partners. The candidate will be based at the University of Nottingham but may have occasional travel to Bristol and Southampton.

The successful candidates must hold a PhD (or near completion) in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering. They must have experience in post-graduate laboratory research and have a track record of successful research and research leadership. They will have specific skills and experience two or more of the following areas: organic photochemistry, high-pressure flow reactors, especially near-critical and supercritical water and organic solvents, design of high pressure systems, and the use of analytical chemistry, particularly time-resolved spectroscopy. They will have willingness to learn and enthusiasm to work in a team of diverse scientists.  

The posts are available to start immediately and will be offered on a fixed term contract for a period of 18 months. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours).

The School values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.  The School of Chemistry holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing women's careers in science. You can read more about what this means at on our website

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Mike George, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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