Materials Engineering KTP Associate

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Physical and Environmental Sciences,Chemistry,Materials Science

Short info about job

Company: The University of Manchester

Department: School of Materials

Salary: £31,076 to £38,183

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1383 8431427

Fax: +44-20 1631713

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Materials Engineering KTP Associate. Terms and conditions vacancy

Closing Date : 14/09/2017.Employment Type : Fixed Term.Duration : ASAP for 33 Months, with the opportunity of ongoing permanent employment with the industrial partner.Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering.School/Directorate : School of Materials.Division : Materials.Hours Per week : Full Time.Salary : £31,076 to £38,183 per annum (depending on experience).Location : West Cumbria.Job Reference : S&E-010496.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious graduate with the ability and confidence to manage a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with INOV-8 UK.

The University of Manchester and INOV-8 are looking to recruit a Materials Engineer to undertake this 33 month project which has an overall aim of developing graphene-reinforced composite materials for footwear applications.

The position will provide you with a unique opportunity to work with state of the art nano-composite materials for application in all-terrain footwear.

Candidates will require a PhD Degree (or equivalent) in Materials Science, Engineering, Chemistry or related disciplines. Additional research experience in graphene and related materials and/or rubber and other elastic polymer materials is desirable.

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 INOV-8 in Stavely, Cumbria, you will work directly with supervisors from both the University and INOV-8 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: Aravind Vijayaraghavan

Email: [email protected]

General enquiries:

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 01565 818 234

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

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