Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence has a fixed term Post-Doctoral Research Associate position available for up to 7 months to support the Innovate UK (IUK) Furafact project. The aim of Furafact is to investigate the potential for synthesis of new bio-based furan surfactants and to compare their performance against current commercially used equivalents. The post is full-time (with flexibility) and will be available from 2nd August 2021.
The Department of Chemistry is one of the largest and most successful departments at York and we are renowned internationally for our research. As a department, we strive to provide a working environment that allows all staff and students to contribute fully, to flourish, and to excel. We are proud of our Athena SWAN Gold Award.
The post holder will conduct individual and collaborative research under the supervision of senior colleagues, working closely with other members of the Green Chemistry group and project partners.
Where appropriate you will:
Specific duties include:
Interview date: 9th July 2021
For informal enquiries: please contact Dr Thomas Farmer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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