Research Fellow - Formulations Chemist

Shrivenham, United Kingdom
£32,656 to £36,399 per annum (with additional performance related pay up to £45,499 per annum)
25 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School/Department Cranfield Defence and Security
Based at Shrivenham, Oxfordshire - Cranfield Defence and Security
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday
Contract type Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period Fixed term for 9 months in the first instance to cover maternity leave
Salary £32,656 to £36,399 per annum (with additional performance related pay up to £45,499 per annum)
Apply by 23/04/2019

Role Description

The post holder requires effective communication and influencing skills including negotiation, persuasion and empathising skills. The post holder is required to communicate effectively with researchers, technicians, support staff, students, and customers. 

The post holder will have a PhD related to Energetic Materials Research (or nearing completion) and significant experience in working with energetic materials either from industrial or academic exposure.

Significant  experience applying analytical skills and techniques, such as differential scanning calorimetry, thermogravimetric analysis, single crystal and powder x-ray diffraction, density analysis, particle size analysis, infra-red and ultraviolet-visible spectrophotometry is essential. 

Membership of appropriate professional bodies (RSC) is desirable.

Interviews will be held 9 May 2019.

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.