Postdoctoral Research Assistant, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

London, United Kingdom
£34,220 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 4) (Grade 4)
Thursday, 19 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 19 October 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £34,220 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 4) (Grade 4)
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 19-Oct-2019


A Postdoctoral Research Assistant position is available at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in the Crespo-Otero group (https://crespootero.wordpress.com), to work on the project “Understanding the effect of aggregation in light-emitting organic crystals”.

This project is funded by Leverhulme Trust. This research programme will focus on the development of computational chemistry strategies towards the design of efficient phosphorescent crystals. The project involves the investigation of nonradiative mechanisms in model materials and the implementation of methods to consider excited states in the crystal environment. The work will be based at the Mile End Campus, Queen Mary University of London.

The ideal candidate should have a PhD (or equivalent qualification/experience) in computational chemistry, physics and/or materials science. Previous experience in code development is highly desirable. For specific details about the project, please email Dr Crespo-Otero (r.crespo-otero@qmul.ac.uk).

The post is part-time for 30 hours per week and is fixed term for 36 months.  The expected start date is late- January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.  The salary is £36,098 per annum and is inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave (pro rata) and a pension scheme.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to r.crespo-otero@qmul.ac.uk

Details about the school can be found at http://www.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk/

To apply for the role please click the link below.

The closing date for applications is 19 October 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.  

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