Postdoctoral Research Associate, Beamline I20

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Salary range (Full Time)
£32,805 to £38,593 per annum (Discretionary range to £44,382)
Post Type
Full time / Fixed term
4 years
Closing Date
Ref No

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the I20 Principal Beamline Scientist and will be responsible for developing a research programme on the application of X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy in Dispersive mode to time-resolved chemistry challenges in one of the following areas: heterogeneous catalysis, electrochemistry or photochemistry.

The aim of the project is to develop optimised experimental methods and analytical approaches for the study of these types of reactions taking place in real time and under realistic conditions of operation. The successful candidate will be expected to enhance the experimental capabilities of I20-EDE (energy dispersive exafs).

Other information

Where appropriate for the role, we will consider flexible working arrangements and secondment opportunities (e.g. for fixed-term contract positions).

Diamond are members of the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion and we have achieved the Athena SWAN Bronze award and the Disability Confident frameworks. Women are underrepresented and so we particularly welcome applications from suitably qualified women.  If you are disabled and would like to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please let us know via the online application process.

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