Research Associate in the Application of OFET Arrays as Gas Sensors

Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
£31,604 to £38,833 per annum
24 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Two PDRA positions are available in the Organic Materials Innovation Centre (OMIC), University of Manchester to support the work of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Large Area Electronics. These positions will fabricate OFET devices, characterise the performance of these devices and test them for use as gas sensors. They will appeal to researchers with a background in a relevant area of experimental chemistry, physics or electronic engineering. Candidates must have a strong research track record, expertise in the defined areas, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and preferably experience in working with industry.

OMIC ( is a key component of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Large Area Electronics. This is a partnership uniting OMIC with the CIKC at the University of Cambridge, the Centre for Plastic Electronics at Imperial Collage and the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating at the University of Swansea to understand the manufacturing challenges involved in the commercialisation of Large Area Electronics.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Professor Mike Turner ( or Professor Krishna Persaud (

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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