Research Associate/Fellow (Fixed-term) in Carbon Storage
£26,495 - £38,833 per annum, depending on skills and experience (minimum £29,799 per annum with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Associate/Fellow within the research group of Dr. Veerle Vandeginste in the School of Chemistry, and with collaborators in the GeoEnergy Research Centre (Dr. Matteo Icardi, Dr. Bagus Muljadi). The successful candidate, whose expertise lies in inorganic material synthesis and characterization and chemical reaction kinetics, will work on the European Commission Horizon 2020 funded project entitled "SECURe: Subsurface Evaluation of Carbon Capture and Storage and Unconventional Risks". We are looking for a highly competent individual with significant skills and expertise in synthesis of materials for the remediation of CO2 leakage along faults/fractures, and chemical interactions between fluids and rocks. Additional expertise with hyperspectral imaging would be an asset.
The successful candidate will carry out duties to the highest standard and will:
Candidates must have:
This full-time position is available from 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, and is offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 24 months.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Veerle Vandeginste (Veerle.Vandeginste@nottingham.ac.uk). Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
Further details of this post are available on our website: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/SCI289218
Opening date: 22 August 2018
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