Research Associate, Preparation and Deposition of Printable 2D Inks for Biomedical Applications

Manchester, United Kingdom
£32,236 - £39,609 per annum
Thursday, 13 December 2018
End of advertisement period
Monday, 14 January 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Brunswick Street, Manchester
Closing Date : 14/01/2019
Salary : £32,236 - £39,609 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Materials Chemistry
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : 1 February 2019 to 31 January 2021

Applications are invited for a Post-Doc position available in the group of Prof Casiraghi, School of Chemistry, University of Manchester. The project will mainly focus on the printing of inks based on 2D materials that can be used for biomedical applications. The project is funded by the EPSRC in the framework of the project 2D-Health ( The project includes collaborations with other groups in Manchester and companies.

This post is available to be filled starting from Feb 2019 for two years. Applicants should have a PhD (by the start date) in Chemistry, Material Science, or related subjects.

Significant experience on 2D-materials based inks, inkjet printing and similar deposition techniques, and characterization of coating made of those inks is strongly needed. The candidate should also be well-organised and self-motivated with excellent oral and communication skills. A strong publication record in internationally peer-reviewed journals is required.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

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

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Maurizio Buggio


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

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