Research Associate

Job title Research Associate

Department Chemistry

Salary Starting from £33,199, rising to £39,609

Grade Grade 7

Placed on Thursday 06 June 2019

Closing date Sunday 07 July 2019

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC6807

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Research Associate in Porous Materials Chemistry (fixed-term)

As part of a project funded by the Leverhulme Trust, we are seeking a skilled and self-motivated post-doctoral research associate to carry out a project at the University of Bath working with Professor Andrew Burrows (Department of Chemistry) and Professor Tina Düren (Department of Chemical Engineering). The successful candidate will undertake a programme of research to investigate the uptake of semiochemicals into metal-organic framework materials and their controlled release from these porous materials. The research associate will carry out a research programme involving a combination of experimental work and molecular modelling studies.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with porous materials and the ability to work closely with partners in other disciplines, including our collaborators on this project at the University of Sussex. The post holder will have a PhD in chemistry, chemical engineering or a related discipline, an ability to organise their own workload and excellent communication skills. The position is available from 1st October 2019 for up to 36 months. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Andrew Burrows ( or Professor Tina Düren (

University of Bath is committed to equality of opportunity. We invite applications from candidates irrespective of their gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, including women.

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