Applications are invited for a Research Associate position in Magnetic Resonance to work in the group of Dr Meghan Halse in the Department of Chemistry. This fixed-term position for up to 36 months is part of the Hyperpolarised NMR Solutions beyond the Laboratory (HyperSoL) project, funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) through the European Research Council Guarantee scheme. The goal of the HyperSoL project is to develop portable NMR technologies that exploit the signal amplification potential of parahydrogen hyperpolarisation to enable analytical applications beyond the typical laboratory environment. The research associate will have particular responsibility for the design and construction of portable NMR instrumentation for hyperpolarisation experiments. This will be achieved in collaboration with an external partner. The successful candidate will work as part of a team led by Dr Meghan Halse and will be expected to assist with the supervision of more junior group members.
This position would suit a candidate with experience in magnetic resonance research, particularly in the development of NMR instrumentation and methods. The role will require the design and construction of instrumentation for hyperpolarised low-field NMR, along with data analysis and interpretation. Experience in either hyperpolarisation methods and/or low-field NMR development is desirable.
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This is a fixed term appointment for up to 3 years between January 2023 and January 2026
Interview date: to be confirmed
For informal enquiries: please contact Dr Meghan Halse by email email@example.com
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