Research Associate in Nanofabrication and Experimental Studies of 2D Materials

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Job reference: SAE-016636

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 15/08/2021

Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum (depending on experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

School/ Directorate: Department of Physics & Astronomy

Hours per week: full time

Contract Duration: starting as soon as possible for 24 months
This is an opportunity for talented researchers in experimental condensed matter physics to create and study physical properties of two-dimensional materials, their heterostructures, and devices based on such materials. We seek an experimentalist with an active interest and excellent track record of publications in physics of low-dimensional materials with strong emphasis on nanofabrication and expertise with UHV techniques. Skills in optical and transport measurements of 2D heterostructures will be equally welcome.

Funding is provided by the European Commission project “Quantum Nanomaterials by Twistronics”. The post is available from ASAP for 24 months. It is based at the National Graphene Institute (NGI), a brand-new world-class science and technology centre with a broad scope of research in two-dimensional materials.

Applications should be made online (see below) by the deadline on 04/05/2021, With your application you should upload a single file comprising your CV, list of publications, and a brief (max 1 page) research statement summarising your research interest, practical experience in 2D nanofabrication and experiments, and career aspirations.

Blended working arrangements may be considered

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

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