Research Fellow, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Application closing date 07/08/2019
Salary £33,199 to £39,610 per annum (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution).
Job category/type Research
Queen's University Belfast is one of the leadinguniversities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history.With over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some GBP 300m, Queen's University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen's University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.
This post is available for 12 months (full-time) in thefirst instance with possible extension, depending on available funds. The primary role is to perform research on conducting domain walls inferroelectrics, to probe the fundamental physics of transport. The post has been funded as part of a large (GBP 2.2M) Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Critical Mass Grant, in which the nanoscale ferroelectrics research group in Queen's University Belfast are collaborating with equivalent teams in the universities of St Andrews, Cambridge and Warwick. The research is also strongly aligned with an ongoing US-Ireland R&D programme (involving QUB, the University of Limerick and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln) on domain wall engineering for novel electronics.
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