Research Associate in Study of Ceramic Coatings

Manchester, United Kingdom
£32,236 - £39,609 Per Annum (according to relevant experience)
13 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Sackville Street, Manchester
Closing Date : 13/03/2019
Salary : £32,236 - £39,609 Per Annum (according to relevant experience)
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : -
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : 2 years from commencement of contract

The University invites applications for the above posts which is tenable initially for upto 2 years, starting as soon as possible. Extension is likely subject to the progress of the projects.

The research associate will join a large research team focusing on development of ceramic coatings for high temperature applications These projects will involve close collaboration with industry, eg. Rolls-Royce. The research will be focused on characterisation of ceramic coatings in which electron microscopy, X-ray tomography, mechanical testing and residual stress measurements will be carried out.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and 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: Ping Xiao


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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