2D Materials Development Engineer (KTP Associate)

The University of Manchester - School of Materials

Closing Date: 31/01/2018
Employment Type: Fixed Term
Duration: 33 months
Faculty/Organisational Unit: Science & Engineering 
School/Directorate: School of Materials
Division: Materials General 
Hours Per week: full time
Salary: £31,604 to £38,833 per annum
Location: Nelson, Lancashire
Job Reference: S&E-11135

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious graduate with the ability and confidence to manage a collaborative project with The University of Manchester and Let’s Play Everywhere Ltd.  

The University of Manchester and Let’s Play Everywhere Ltd. are looking to recruit a 2D Materials Development Engineer to undertake this 33 month project which has an overall aim of developing high-grip and hard-wearing surface coatings based on graphene reinforced polymers.

The position will provide the successful candidate with a unique opportunity to combine state of the art developments in 2-dimensional materials such as graphene and its derivatives with innovative polymer formulation and coating technologies to create high-grip and hard-wearing surface coatings, with potential further career opportunities at Let’s Play Everywhere Ltd.

Candidates will require a post-graduate degree or equivalent industrial experience, and an undergraduate degree with a minimum of a 2:1 (or equivalent) in Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related fields of study.

This post is funded through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) award, a UK Government scheme intended to promote sustained and mutually beneficial relationships between universities and industry. 

Based at Let’s Play Everywhere Ltd. located in Nelson, Lancs, the successful candidate will work directly with supervisors from both the University and Let’s Play Everywhere Ltd. and will use the facilities and resources of both organisations. 

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Aravind Vijayaraghavan

Email: aravind@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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