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Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a post doctorate Research Associate position to be directed by Dr Xavier Moya.

The position is available from 1st of June 2018 for up to 4 months. The post will involve studying the cooling performance of barocaloric materials using a number of experimental techniques. The work is highly collaborative and the appointed Researcher will be expected to liaise with external national and international research groups.

Candidates should have a PhD in a relevant subject and a strong background in sample characterisation using calorimetry and x-ray diffraction. Preference will be given to candidates who have a detailed understanding of barocaloric materials, strong background in structural phase transitions, and extensive experience in high-pressure techniques.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a research statement and two letters of recommendation should be submitted in support of the application.

A list of publications should also be uploaded with your application.

Please quote reference LJ15524 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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