Research Fellow, Tribochemistry in Challenging Environments

Leeds, United Kingdom
£33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Jan 06, 2020
End of advertisement period
Feb 02, 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a background in tribology/tribochemistry? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities? 

This role is part of the EPSRC/BP Prosperity Partnership. Based in the School of Mechanical Engineering, you will work as part of a team of more than 20 researchers across five universities.  The focus is on wear and corrosion in upstream and downstream environments.

You will work on an experimental study of tribochemical processes using in-situ methodologies. It will provide the reactive kinetics data that is needed for the modelling work which is intended to predict tribochemical film formation rates.

Holding a PhD, or near completion of a PhD, in a relevant field and with experience of tribology research, your drive and enthusiasm will ensure you will make a positive contribution to this highly collaborative, ground-breaking project.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Anne Neville, Director of Institute of Functional Surfaces on tel: +44 (0)113 343 6812 or via email: 

Additional Information

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Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Mechanical Engineering
Section:  Institute of Functional Surfaces
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time:  37.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (2 years due to grant funding)    
Closing Date:  Sunday 02 February 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed    
Downloads:  Candidate Brief