External Opportunities

Current opportunities:

PhD and ECR opportunities from the catalysis community.


Research Fellow in Computational Modelling of Heterogeneous Catalysis (fixed term)

Metal Atoms on Surfaces and Interfaces (MASI) is a large-scale multidisciplinary project spearheaded by four UK universities (Nottingham, Cardiff, Cambridge, and Birmingham) simultaneously addressing two grand challenges: sustainable use of metals and low-carbon technologies. The project is motivated by natural (limited resource of critical metals) and anthropogenic (overpopulation, global warming)…

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2 PhD positions University of Birmingham

We are looking for 2 highly motivated PhD candidates willing to work at the University of Birmingham in the interception of material science, chemistry, fundamental and applied electrochemistry. Ideally, the candidate should have a 2.1 of higher degree in chemistry, or a related discipline.  This project will investigate the (photo)electrochemical…

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2 positions at Durham University – closing date 30th September

Postdoctoral Research Associate Chemistry (Heterogeneous Catalysis)  Phil Dyer and Simon Beaumont have a joint PDRA post available on an industrially funded research project in Durham. The project involves the selection, synthesis, characterization and development of a range of heterogeneous catalysts for an industrially important reaction. The work is funded by Sinopec, a…

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Catalyst Characterisation Specialist at BP

We are delighted to present this fantastic opportunity for a Catalyst Characterisation Specialist to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team that is responsible for fundamental and exploratory studies in chemistry to support bp group operations and to appraise and develop new low carbon technology opportunities for business renewal. Advanced Bio and…

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Characterisation and Modelling of Catalysts for Euro 7 Application PhD

The global effort to improve air quality and the associated implementation of emission regulations have been major driving factors for the development and adoption of new after-treatment technologies for automotive vehicles.  Since the conception of these standards, the automotive industry has been required to invest extensively in the development of…

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STFC Central Laser Facility Octopus and Ultra Facilities: Call for access 2022-1

Applications are now invited for funded access (facility overheads, UK travel and accommodation)to the Octopus and Ultra facilities of the Central Laser Facility (CLF) in the Research Complex at Harwell, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. Access to be scheduled January 2022 to June 2022 subject to the progress of our COVID recovery programme. The deadline for applications is 17:00 GMT (PROMPT) on Tuesday 27th July 2021 Please carefully read all of the…

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PDRA position available in the Durham Catalysis Group

An exciting new EPSRC-funded PDRA position is available in the Durham Catalysis Group with Simon Beaumont on new approaches to the dynamic operation of heterogeneous catalysts:  Deadline 3rd August 2021. The work will be supervised by Dr Simon Beaumont. Informal enquiries to Simon.Beaumont@durham.ac.uk welcome. For more information and to apply visit: https://durham.taleo.net/careersection/du_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000642&tz=GMT%2B01%3A00&tzname=Europe%2FLondon

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