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  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: £26,243 to £31,302 per annum
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Oct 17, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2018

Job Description/Responsibility

  • Applications are invited for a research assistant position in the PPP Research Unit within Aston’s Institute of Materials Research. The post is available full-time on a fixed contract basis for 12 months. The position is available immediately.
  • The PPP Research Unit is well known internationally for its multidisciplinary research in the polymer field and has extensive facilities for polymer processing, testing and characterization. The project is focused on processing, oxidation and stabilization of ethylene-based specialty polymers.
  • The experimental programme involves polymer processing, sample preparation, testing, analysis and characterisation (spectroscopic, chromatographic and thermo- analytical techniques) and interpretation of research data. In addition, the candidate will be expected to develop and apply appropriate research techniques and methods, and to prepare quarterly research reports and presentations internally and externally. 
  • Applicants must hold a good Honours degree in chemistry with polymer science knowledge. Good knowledge and understanding of organic and polymer chemistry together with a hand-on experience in analytical techniques, data interpretation and presentation of scientific results, both orally and in reports, are essential. Relevant industrial or postgraduate/post-doctoral experience will be particularly helpful. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and enthusiastic person with demonstrable technical, analytical, interpersonal and technical communication skills. 

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