Research Associate in the School of Chemistry

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
£32,548 - £36,613 per annum
02 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Associate 

Job number   ACAD102986 
Division/School   School of Chemistry 
Contract type   Open ended contract staff 
Working pattern   Full time 
Salary   £32,548 - £36,613 per annum 
Closing date for applications   30-Nov-2017 
Applications are invited for the role of Research Associate in the School of Chemistry, to work in the group of Prof Andrew Orr-Ewing FRS in collaboration with Prof Varinder Aggarwal FRS.
The Research Associate will undertake laboratory studies of the mechanisms of reaction of organic photocatalysts, and measurements of the rates of sequential steps in photocatalytic cycles, with the aim of a complete mapping of entire cycles. The key techniques to be employed will be ultrafast transient absorption spectroscopy in the mid-infrared and ultraviolet/visible regions of the spectrum, using a femtosecond laser system at the University of Bristol and the ULTRA Facility at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. Further details of the Bristol Laser Chemistry, Spectroscopy and Dynamics group can be found at: 
The post is available on a full-time basis, with fixed funding confirmed for 3 years. More information about the role can be found in the job description. The project is led by Prof Andrew Orr-Ewing ( who can be contacted for informal enquires.
The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Thursday 30th November 2017. Interviews will be held by mid-January 2018.
The School of Chemistry holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of its efforts to establish an environment that promotes good working practices that encourage career development for both female and male members of staff. Further details are available at:
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.   

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