Experimental Officer position in Catalysis and XAFS

Cardiff School of Chemistry, Cardiff University

We seek to recruit an enthusiastic highly motivated scientist with proven intellectual and technical abilities to work in of X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy techniques as applied to catalysis research as part of the UK Catalysis Hub. The post will be based on the Harwell Campus at the Research Complex at Harwell (RCaH).

The overall focus of the post is to manage the Block Allocation Group Access to the B18 beamline at the Diamond Light Source, running X-ray absorption fine structure (XAFS) measurements on a variety of homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis projects from the Hub network, and to contribute to the activities and running of the Catalysis Hub Laboratories at Harwell.

Applicants must hold a Degree/NVQ 4 or equivalent Professional membership/experience, and ideally a Postgraduate degree at PhD level in a related subject area or relevant industrial experience.

Further information on the Cardiff School of Chemistry and Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI) may be found at: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/chemistryand http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/research/cardiff-catalysis-institute

For informal enquiries about the role, the School and the CCI, please contact Professor Graham Hutchings, PI of the Core theme of the UK Catalysis hub: Hutch@cardiff.ac.uk; Tel. +44 (0)29 208 74059.

For further details about working for Cardiff University and at the RCaH, please contact Dr Josie Goodall project manager for the UK Catalysis Hub: GoodallJ@cardiff.ac.uk.

This position is full-time (35 hours) and is available from 1 May 2020 until 30 November 2023.

Closing date: Thursday, 16 April 2020 

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