Research Fellow, Institute of Future Transport and Cities

Coventry, United Kingdom
£32,823 - £41,536 per annum
08 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date 20/10/2019  
Faculty / School or Service Institute of Future Transport and Cities (IFTC)  
Salary £32,823 - £41,536 per annum  
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.  
Job category/type Research

Job description

Fixed Term for 24 months with possible extension to 48 months

Centre for Low-Carbon Propulsion Systems (C-ALPS) within the Institute for Future Transport and Cities, Coventry University is looking for a Research Fellow as part of an international Horizon2020 project. This role will support an ambitious research initiative with multiple international partners, focused on producing highly efficient smart Li-ion battery system. Particular contribution will be required on microdevice sensors fabrication and implementation.

You should have or be near obtaining a PhD in Materials, Chemistry, Physics or Engineering, and be able to demonstrate relevant expertise in the area of novel sensors design and fabrication and/or microdevices. If successful, you will join a newly created research centre with high levels of industry engagement. This is an exciting opportunity for you to significantly expand your technical research skills within the strategically important area of sensors, which in turn will be used for supporting industrially relevant battery diagnostics methods.

Under line management supervision and guidance of Dr Tazdin Amietszajew, and in close collaboration with project partners, you will contribute to research and consultancy activity, prepare reports and deliverables within the project. In addition, you will support the Centre's research, including the submission of funding bids with support from your line manager. In return we will provide you with a great range of benefits, which include an attractive pension scheme, very generous holiday allowance, some fantastic savings on a wide range of products and services, and excellent learning and development opportunities.

This will be a fixed-term 24 month contract with possible extension to 48 months. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should include a CV and brief summary of relevant research experience with their application.

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