Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence has a Post-Doctoral Research Associate position available for up to 36 months to support the BBI-JU (H2020) CHAMPION project. CHAMPION will investigate the synthesis of bio-based polyesters for use in coatings, adhesives and home care additives, comparing their performance to current commercially used equivalents. The post is full-time (with flexibility) and will be available from 1 June 2020.
The Department of Chemistry is one of the largest and most successful academic departments at York, placed in the top ten UK for Research Power by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF). As a Department we strive to provide a working environment which allows all staff and students to contribute fully, to flourish, and to excel. We are proud of our Athena SWAN Gold Award.
Based in the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, the post holder will conduct individual and collaborative research at the cutting edge of green chemical technologies under the supervision of senior colleagues, working closely with other members of the Green Chemistry group and project partners across Europe.
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Interview date: Friday 24 April 2020
For informal enquiries: Please contact Dr Thomas Farmer, email@example.com
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