Applications are invited for a Research Associate for up to 6 months (fixed term contract from September 2021- February 2022) to work within Professor Caroline Dessent during her tenure as Head of Department. The successful applicant will provide day-to-day support to Professor Dessent's research group, undertake some undergraduate teaching and carry out a research project in an area to be negotiated.
The group works with laser-interfaced mass spectrometry in a range of areas including: photochemistry and photophysics of biological molecules and complexes: analytical method development for identification of small molecules: characterisation of photopharmaceuticals: organic sunscreen photochemistry: environmental degradation of emerging contaminants. There will be an opportunity for exceptional candidates to develop some of their own research ideas and interests, and candidates will be fully supported to develop their independent scientific career.
The Department of Chemistry is one of the UK's leading Chemistry departments and we are renowned internationally for our research. This is combined with a commitment to teaching and outstanding student satisfaction, and we have been recognised consistently for our family-friendly policies and are proud of our Athena Swan Gold Award.
Working under the supervision of Professor Caroline Dessent you will conduct individual and collaborative research projects and will provide support to other members of Professor Dessent's group as required and undertake some undergraduate teaching, including supervision of research projects
Where appropriate you will:
Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
Interview date: to be confirmed
For informal enquiries: please contact Caroline Dessent on email@example.com
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